[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge-discuss Digest, Vol 81, Issue 17

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Wed Jul 16 17:36:07 UTC 2014


Hi, Demicci.

The digests include this helpful tip:

> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of Noisebridge-discuss digest..."

Since it isn't really clear which of the six topics in the digest you're 
answering, I guess you're asking about Dorkbot which happened last night and 
doesn't need help?


On Wednesday, July 16, 2014 08:38:12 Demicci Dior-Britt wrote:
> Hello Naomi. Just checking in to see if my assistance is needed in any way.
> I will be coming in today around noon or so to help prep the place for your
> event. But if you require anything of me specific please let me know. I
> will make myself available. TTFN and good luck with the event.
> On Jul 16, 2014 5:00 AM, <noisebridge-discuss-request at lists.noisebridge.net>
> wrote:
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> > Today's Topics:
> >    1. Re: Interest check: class on computer basics (Mitch Altman)
> >    2. Re: Fwd: noisebridge cat? (Samir Faci)
> >    3. Laptop screen anomaly (N)
> >    4. Re: Laptop screen anomaly (Torrie Fischer)
> >    5. NB Reboot Dorkbot tonight: we need cleaning       supplies!
> >    
> >       (Naomi Gmail)
> >    
> >    6. Re: Borrowing a drone for tomorrow's DataHack     hackathon
> >    
> >       (Josh Juran)
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com>
> > To: <snailtsunami at gmail.com>, <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
> > Cc: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:03:14 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Interest check: class on computer
> > basics
> > I would think that if you publicize this, it would be a *very* popular
> > class.
> > 
> > Best,
> > Mitch.
> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:34:00 -0700
> > From: snailtsunami at gmail.com
> > To: jeffreyatw at gmail.com
> > CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Interest check: class on computer
> > basics
> > 
> > It's not the same as running a formal class, but SF library system always
> > seems to need computer lab volunteers to help people who are
> > beginner/intermediate computer users.
> > http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000565501 It might give you a lot of ideas
> > for what you should cover in a true beginner course, at least.
> > 
> > 
> > On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > As part of the proposed Class-A-Thon week of August 10, I've been
> > considering teaching an extra class on computer basics.
> > 
> > I was thinking I'd cover topics such as what an operating system is, what
> > a browser is, how to use files and folders, how to use context menus, what
> > different computer components do, etc. I'm also open to topic suggestions.
> > 
> > I've been thinking of doing a one-off class like this because my claim
> > that my web development class is open to "absolute beginners" is not
> > completely true. Also, I want to try to apply my teaching style to even
> > more beginner-level topics.
> > 
> > Asking this question via email is a bit silly given the audience, but
> > please tell me if this interests you or if you know of anyone who would
> > appreciate taking this class one evening in August.
> > 
> > Jeffrey
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
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> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > -Snailssnailssnailssnailssnailssnailssnails
> > ............. _ at y
> > http://obamaischeckingyouremail.tumblr.com/
> > 
> > _______________________________________________ Noisebridge-discuss
> > mailing list Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Samir Faci <samir at esamir.com>
> > To: Torrie Fischer <tdfischer at hackerbots.net>
> > Cc: noisebridge-discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:11:07 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: noisebridge cat?
> > There's also the possibility of the cat killing the mouse/rat and leaving
> > it to rot somewhere....and now we'll have a corpse problem AND a rat
> > problem.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 8:17 AM, Torrie Fischer <tdfischer at hackerbots.net>
> > 
> > wrote:
> >> Hi, Danny.
> >> 
> >> Thanks for contributing to the conversation. I think you mistakenly
> >> forgot to
> >> include a working solution to the mice problem and instead sent some
> >> paragraphs about bigger social issues within our time.
> >> 
> >> Just a heads up :)
> >> 
> >> On Wednesday, June 25, 2014 08:07:14 Danny Dismal wrote:
> >> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> > From: Danny Dismal <dannydsml at gmail.com>
> >> > Date: Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 8:06 AM
> >> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] noisebridge cat?
> >> > To: Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com>
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> > My band was stupid? How is that helping and what band is that? I had
> >> 
> >> many
> >> 
> >> > bands. Oh you should learn to critique like "how is my band stupid"
> >>  
> >>  Did we
> >>  
> >> > make musical mistakes, missed some notes? Was the recording poorly
> >> 
> >> done? Or
> >> 
> >> > maybe it's just a personal view as in it's not your kind of music in
> >> 
> >> which
> >> 
> >> > case your opinion isn't valid.
> >> > 
> >> > Cats don't work, they are freeloaders you love. People are only valued
> >> 
> >> by
> >> 
> >> > the money they can generate and nothing else. You support that world,
> >> 
> >> good
> >> 
> >> > luck when it fails.
> >> > 
> >> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 7:14 AM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com>
> >> 
> >> wrote:
> >> > > Bull snake. They're native!
> >> > > 
> >> > > On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:09 AM, <batkid at gmx.com> wrote:
> >> > >> Danny, you're not helping
> >> > >> 
> >> > >> PS: Your band was stupid.
> >> > >> 
> >> > >> -----Original message-----
> >> > >> Sent: Thursday, 19 June 2014 at 19:10:26
> >> > >> From: "Danny Dismal" <dannydsml at gmail.com>
> >> > >> To: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net" <
> >> > >> noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> >> > >> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] noisebridge cat?
> >> > >> Well..... now that you mention it.       Those bums homeless people
> >> 
> >> whom
> >> 
> >> > >> we
> >> > >> all know are just lazy and want to get stoned, drunk and high and
> >> 
> >> that
> >> 
> >> > >> don't want to work would probably eat it.
> >> > >> 
> >> > >> On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 9:37 AM, Hol Gaskill <hol at gaskill.com>
> >> 
> >> wrote:
> >> > >> > what could go wrong???
> >> > >> > _______________________________________________
> >> > >> > Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
> >> > >> > Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> >> > >> > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> >> > >> 
> >> > >> _______________________________________________
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> >> > >> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> >> > >> _______________________________________________
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> >> > >> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> >> > >> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> >> > > 
> >> > > --
> >> > > Shannon Lee
> >> > > (503) 539-3700
> >> > > 
> >> > > "Any sufficiently slow descent into barbarism is indistinguishable
> >> 
> >> from
> >> 
> >> > > normalcy."
> >> > > 
> >> > >                   -- @mediapathic
> >> 
> >> _______________________________________________
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> >> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> > 
> > --
> > Thank you
> > Samir Faci
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: N <jpk at pobox.com>
> > To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Cc:
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:57:51 -0700
> > Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Laptop screen anomaly
> > I'm having a problem with my laptop screen.
> > 
> > I have assumed all five to ten year old laptop screens work the same.
> > 
> > The Apple Store Genius bar had recommended using eyeglass cleaner to clean
> > my MacBook laptop screen which worked fine.
> > 
> > I've been following the same procedure with my hp laptop screen which
> > again worked fine until this morning when I accidently poured too much
> > cleaner onto the screen and it evidently leaked into the innards of the
> > left side of the screen (top only).
> > 
> > After about an hour the squareish blotch seems to be very slowly
> > evaporating.
> > 
> > Will it eventually all evaporate?
> > 
> > I've pointed my portable fan at the screen which seems to be helping
> > dissapate the blotch.
> > 
> > Do you have an laptop screen experts on this list?
> > 
> > Nick
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Torrie Fischer <tdfischer at hackerbots.net>
> > To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Cc:
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:10:48 -0400
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Laptop screen anomaly
> > I'd let it keep evaporating if thats what it appears to be doing. Patience
> > 
> > :)
> > 
> > On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:57:51 N wrote:
> > > I'm having a problem with my laptop screen.
> > > 
> > > I have assumed all five to ten year old laptop screens work the same.
> > > 
> > > The Apple Store Genius bar had recommended using eyeglass cleaner to
> > > clean my MacBook laptop screen which worked fine.
> > > 
> > > I've been following the same procedure with my hp laptop screen which
> > > again worked fine until this morning when I accidently poured too
> > > much cleaner onto the screen and it evidently leaked into the innards
> > > of the left side of the screen (top only).
> > > 
> > > After about an hour the squareish blotch seems to be very slowly
> > > evaporating.
> > > 
> > > Will it eventually all evaporate?
> > > 
> > > I've pointed my portable fan at the screen which seems to be helping
> > > dissapate the blotch.
> > > 
> > > Do you have an laptop screen experts on this list?
> > > 
> > > Nick
> > > 
> > > _______________________________________________
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> > > https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Naomi Gmail <pnaomi at gmail.com>
> > To: NB Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> > Cc:
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:31 -0700
> > Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] NB Reboot Dorkbot tonight: we need cleaning
> > supplies!
> > Hey out there,
> > 
> > For those of you who've been looking for easy ways to donate time or
> > resources to Noisebridge, this is it --
> > 
> > We need cleaning supplies such as:
> > 
> > * mops
> > * brooms
> > * dustpans
> > * rags for dusting (old clothes work great)
> > * cleaning solutions of all kinds
> > 
> > This afternoon we're cleaning up after a Great Emptying of The Noisebridge
> > Cache so that we can have a nice Dorkbot without having to hand out dust
> > masks with admission.
> > 
> > Come help, or just drop some cleaning supplies off and then run away
> > screaming, we'll love you either way.
> > 
> > Then stay for dorkbot at 7pm! It's gonna be a fun one.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Naomi
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Sent from my iPhone
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Josh Juran <jjuran at gmail.com>
> > To: "noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net Discuss" <
> > noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> > Cc:
> > Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:34:46 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Borrowing a drone for tomorrow's
> > DataHack hackathon
> > On Jul 11, 2014, at 11:52 AM, quincy larson <quincy at courseforward.com>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > a rapidly deplorable network
> > 
> > There's certainly no shortage of those. :-P
> > 
> > Josh
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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