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

Gregory Dillon gregorydillon at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 00:45:32 UTC 2014



On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 1:45 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
 wrote:

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

 I read it that  Jake was not saying electoral fraud, but that  the Board
of Directors don't really direct.   Hence a "shame election."



On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 1:45 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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>>>       > >
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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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