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

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 21:45:57 UTC 2014


On the topic of constructive suggestions, what was the point and how did
Hannah miss it?


On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 1:30 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> you have completely missed the point.
>
>
> On Wed, 5 Mar 2014, Hannah Grimm wrote:
>
>  Fortunately, the only duties of the board are to fulfill our "being a
>> nonprofit" requirements, so you deciding you think they
>> aren't illegitimate has exactly ZERO effect on anything going on at
>> Noisebridge.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 8:38 AM, Kevin <bfb at riseup.net> wrote:
>>       On March 5, 2014 12:42:03 AM PST, Jake <jake at spaz.org> 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.
>>       >
>>       > -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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>> Jake, last night the gate had no power and when power was restored
>> (temporarily by JC with his bare hands), codes were not
>> being acknowledged. Hacker Casey fixed that by restoring the 8 bit
>> hardware thing's connection to the computer and plans
>> were discussed to run a new cable. Many have spent time with a plunger
>> over the toilet. Independent declogging efforts have
>> run their course, maybe we should hire a plumber?
>>
>> I like to make a distinction between policy makers and culture makers.
>> Consensus cannot dictate culture at Noisebridge.
>>  Culture is made by everyone in the space all the time.
>>
>> That said, I still hear you do not acknowledge the bod election. What's
>> the board do anyway?
>>
>> -Kevin
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