[Noisebridge-discuss] Why I'm a former member of Noisebridge

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 18:55:00 UTC 2014


Andy and Quinn are just providing comic relief to the otherwise depressing
nostalgia for Noisebridge-that-was.


On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 10:34 AM, Curtis Gagliardi <
gagliardi.curtis at gmail.com> wrote:

> I can't tell what's real anymore.
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 7:03 AM, Quinn Norton <quinn at quinnnorton.com>wrote:
>
>> What you don't recognize, or care to admit is that by referencing these
>> histories and harkening back to Usenet, you are recapitulating the
>> patriarchal structures that founded the net instead of deconstructing them,
>> thus re-enacting their gender priviledged violence on the Noisebridge
>> mailing list.
>>
>> Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 07, 2014 at 06:36:37AM -0800, Norman Bradley wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Andy your post directly points out the problem. First you quote the
>>>> poster saying that he/she wants to remain anonymous. hen you try to
>>>> identify who it is. That attitude is WRONG and disrespectful.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Did you even read what I wrote, or click the link, or read the From
>>>
>>> address on the previous mail?
>>>
>>> The poster (who raises good points, many of which I agree with) is using
>>> a pseudonym making a reference to an early episode in Noisebridge's
>>> history.  My response provides an opportunity for someone who is curious
>>>
>>>
>>> about the events, but wasn't there to experience it firsthand, to learn
>>> more about the history being referenced.
>>>
>>> I didn't out
>>> them, nor even try to do so.
>>>
>>> Also, I was making a reference to an old Usenet gag which has been
>>> reprised many times since in various fora, and probably was a rerun of
>>> an inside joke from the era of classified ads or something.
>>>
>>>
>>> HTH, HAND,
>>> -andy
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