[Noisebridge-discuss] noisebridge / the door is fucked up

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Wed Mar 5 21:44:52 UTC 2014


On Wednesday, March 05, 2014 00:42:03 Jake wrote:
> someone cut the wires to the payphone that allows people to open the gate
> with a door code.  probably because they figured (correctly) that people
> would just jam the door open so it doesn't ever latch, rather than fix it.
> 
> nobody capable of splicing eight wires has fixed it yet, as of last night,
> because the only people who go to noisebridge now think that wire is for
> tying a sleeping bag onto your backpack.
> 
> nobody has posted a message to the discuss list because people who know
> how to use computers no longer go to noisebridge to know to post about it.
> 
> also, one of the toilets at noisebridge is now for "liquids only" because
> the skill and will to repair a clogged toilet are not available.  The clog
> is likely due to lack of toilet paper causing someone to use a handy rag
> to wipe their ass rather than buy toilet paper.  There is a mop there, and
> a sign saying to mop up "when" the toilet leaks.
> 
> until the beaurocrats and blockers use their marvelous power of consensus,
> blockage, grandstanding and bickering to do something to improve the
> overall culture at noisebridge to a point where hackers actually want to
> go there, i refuse to acknowledge the results of this sham election and I
> hope others do the same.

What would you suggest this "something" is?

I understand the sentiments presented here, but it isn't productive to go on 
about "something being wrong" without constructive suggestions of what change 
you would like to see at noisebridge.

> 
> -jake
> 
> On Tue, 4 Mar 2014, Tom Lowenthal wrote:
> > Fine folks, this is a message about bureaucracy. If that's not your
> > thing, you should be fine to ignore it.
> > 
> > We had our annual general meeting. The only motion was one to adjourn.
> > It passed.
> > 
> > Or board election closed at 7:30pm this evening. Kevin, J.C., and Tom
> > independently counted the ballots, and their counts agreed. The
> > following are our new board:
> > 
> > * Ari Lacenski
> > * Madelynn Martiniere
> > * Tom Lowenthal
> > * Al Sweigart
> > * Naomi Most
> > 
> > The board then met. Tom and Madelynn were present in person and Naomi
> > called in by phone. Five motions were discussed; all were approved:
> > 
> > * All present are welcome to spectate this meeting.
> > * Danny O'Brien is Noisebridge's treasurer/CFO.
> > * Tom Lowenthal is Noisebridge's secretary.
> > * The board will meet again on 2014-03-12 at 7pm.
> > * The meeting is adjourned.
> > 
> > That's all, folks!
> > -Tom
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