[Noisebridge-discuss] Parking meter at noisebride

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Mon Jun 9 20:52:46 UTC 2014


That was me - I explicitly told him it is unexcellent and "not allowed"
through long-standing small-c consensus (1) to run personal gear 24/7 in
the rack but if he wants to run them for a class, he could plug them in
only for the class but not otherwise. He explicitly agreed to this.
Sounds like he lied.

In other words, he has done nothing worthy of respect.

--Casey

1: He was a muggle, and so I didn't get in to the nitty gritty of social
consensus, rules, and being Excellent.

On 6/9/14, 12:43 PM, Naomi Most wrote:
> So -- in the first incident, Tony heard from a Member that it was
> (paraphrasing) "ok to put them there but don't turn them on".  That
> was 2 weeks ago.
>
> He turned them on anyway (possibly getting encouragement from Sid).
>
> He almost certainly knows how much it costs to run ASICs.
>
> I expect this kind of thing from a 3-year-old who needs to be told a
> zillion times, not from a grown person.
>
> But I'll agree it's more excellent to try to contact him and maybe
> give him notice that we're not happy and we're planning to rip this
> stuff out and sell it if he doesn't come collect it.
>
> --Naomi
>
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden
> <jeffreyatw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, Naomi.
>>
>> Selling them does seem to be the best course of action, but it would help to
>> know whether Tony was told, in some way that we can actually keep a record
>> of the communication, to remove these. Just telling him in-person to email
>> rack does not seem like enough forewarning before we actually go ahead and
>> attempt to dismantle the cage.
>>
>> Is he on the discussion list? Does anyone have his email? I'd like to give
>> this guy the benefit of the doubt.
>>
>> Jeffrey
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Whaaaat.  Same person? Really?  That surprises me only in the "type"
>>> of offense these two different behaviors represent, but I'll believe
>>> you if you say so, John.
>>>
>>> For the record, this person's name is Tony Cole.
>>>
>>> Noisebridge should sell the bitcoin miners to fund our electrical
>>> refit.  Plugging something back in after being told to unplug them,
>>> and going as far as covering them in an awkward cage that makes it
>>> hard to remove them, strikes me as behavior that doesn't deserve
>>> courteous treatment in return.
>>>
>>> --Naomi
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 12:02 PM, John Ellis <neurofog at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Jeffery,
>>>>
>>>> Part of the reason why this is so unexcellent is that its contained
>>>> within a
>>>> locked "animal" cage that is too large to fit through the  server closet
>>>> door. We'd have to cut the locks and disassemble or something to move
>>>> it.
>>>>
>>>> If he doesn't collect it really soon, it should go to e-waste IMO.
>>>>
>>>> -John
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:47 AM, Jeffrey Carl Faden
>>>> <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Wow, the same person, huh?
>>>>>
>>>>> What does the bitcoin mining cluster look like? What's the easiest way
>>>>> to
>>>>> send it to e-waste? Would be happy to help get rid of it.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:37 AM, John Ellis <neurofog at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Claudia,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As I understood, this "person" was very promptly and firmly told to
>>>>>> remove the parking meter from the space. Due to this (& other)
>>>>>> unexcellence,
>>>>>> there are people willing to remove him from the space.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This same individual installed a bitcoin mining cluster in the server
>>>>>> closet, and repeatedly plugged it in after being told not to without
>>>>>> emailing rack list and obtaining further "guidance" - that is pretty
>>>>>> unexcellent on a number of levels.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I unplugged said cluster last night, because it was noisy as well as
>>>>>> an
>>>>>> unexcellent misuse of resources.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> My personal thoughts are that people who cause drama, and don't
>>>>>> respect
>>>>>> Noisebrige, can get the f*** out. I don't think this requires
>>>>>> egregiously
>>>>>> bad behavior.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -John
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 7:50 AM, girlgeek <girlgeek at wt.net> wrote:
>>>>>>> If nobody was wanting to get rid of the perps that is a shame.  They
>>>>>>> are
>>>>>>> unexcellent people who should not be allowed in the space as
>>>>>>> demonstrated by
>>>>>>> this incident.
>>>>>>> Claudia
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 6/9/2014 7:05 AM, Sergiusz 'q3k' Bazański wrote:
>>>>>>>> I'm not sure. When I left they were still there. It all turned into
>>>>>>>> personal drama later on - I can't really say more about that, I
>>>>>>>> don't really
>>>>>>>> know people's names...
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> But nobody was really wanting to get rid of the perpetrators, from
>>>>>>>> what
>>>>>>>> I've seen...
>>>>>>>
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>>>
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