[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge residency

Romy Snowyla romy at snowyla.com
Thu Jan 2 14:55:16 UTC 2014

It's been proven to work and it's called a super in most apartment buildings. 

Nice idea ! 

Following Oren's suggestions would this person have to be fairly handy? They'd also have to be properly trained in security. 

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> On Jan 1, 2014, at 10:00 PM, Oren Beck <orenbeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok- I've a history lesson to share as food for thought: 
> My childhood in Chicago had many GOOD experiences with building Caretakers that were paid-in-part by having a room or more.
> I lived/worked in places that had historically used the arrangement. Many religious/fraternal buildings also have had live- in care persons.  Folks- the sleeping issue as Kryptonite and Shibboleth goes away "for defined persons" If they are De Facto In AGENCY of  some relevant sort!
> The people who took these roles often were -or not lodge members/church/temple etc members or just a trustworthy sometimes even bonded person. The balance of trades included them having a space to live for so long as all parties agreed with a clause of immediate vacate for the building's protection. DO note that I cannot recall a single case of these people ever breaking faith:>  
> They were essentially the agency of the building ownership, deputized to do well defined functional acts including calling police etc. The Caretaker and their FAMILIES- also either did or delegated tasks of light operational needs collectively called Janitor/Custodian etc.
> Oren Beck
> 816.632.3695
>> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Simon C. Ion <ion.simon.c at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/01/2014 06:53 PM, Gregory Dillon wrote:
>> >
>> > Asking for trouble.
>> > Too many people are going to be sleeping at Noisebridge claiming that
>> > they are the resident fixer and onsite 311.
>> The issue of identity seems easy to fix. Give the resident fixer a badge
>> and maintain a signed softcopy of the same (a key exists that would
>> serve as a Noisebridge document signing key, yes?). The notion of onsite
>> sleeping sounds a little crazy.
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