[Noisebridge-discuss] why would hackers come to noisebridge?

Curtis Gagliardi gagliardi.curtis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 17:06:13 UTC 2014


Speaking of which, there were 3 homeless people there last night, one of
which was super sketchy and I wanted to ask to leave but I didn't really
know how to go about it.  Is not hacking on anything grounds for kicking
someone out?


On Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 6:52 AM, Romy Snowyla <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:

> It's so awesome that noise bridge is having a discussion about making
> noise bridge attractive to hackers.
>
> NB is not a social work center or a church .. Turning hackers into social
> workers is not the answer
>
> It was founded as a hacker space.
>
> Rad discussion
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Mar 7, 2014, at 9:48 PM, Dean Mao <dean.mao at hackerdojo.com> wrote:
>
> I don't just mean members only from 11pm to 10am.  I mean, nobody is
> allowed in the space between those times.  The Hacker Dojo is supposed to
> be members only from 10pm to 8am, but there's always people who sneak in to
> sleep there.  In the early days of the Dojo, the last member to leave would
> kick everyone out and put a deadbolt in the door.  We never had a problem
> with finding sleepy people in the morning!
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 7:49 AM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> We did that mere months ago - made the space members only from 11pm to
>> 10am - but the trial was cut short by "associate membership", the policies
>> of which don't seem to be panning out.
>>
>> I think the members-only hours should have been given their full
>> three-month trial run before attempting something else.
>> Jeffrey
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 12:05 AM, Dean Mao <dean.mao at hackerdojo.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Maybe the best way is to have the hackerspace close it's doors around
>>> 1am and reopen at 9am.  This was done at the south bay hackerspace when we
>>> didn't have doors that could be opened from the inside.  I remember I had
>>> to ask people sleeping to leave because I was about to lock up.  It was
>>> definitely a good way to prevent people from staying overnight.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 7:13 PM, Dana <dana-lists at sonic.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2014-03-05 15:25, Ronald Cotoni wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Right, we need more people around all the time.  That is basically
>>>>> the solution to everything.  I would like to possibly propose that we
>>>>> setup a scheduling system where we can ensure 24 hour coverage of the
>>>>> space.  If we can't get 24 hour coverage, we need to figure out a way
>>>>> to deal with those situations.  I like having the space open but
>>>>> having the space open with no one excellent there is pretty much not
>>>>> excellent.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1 I think community/human solutions have worked best at improving NB's
>>>> troubles, but how do we sustain them? They come in fits and starts (rebase,
>>>> docents, cleaning, coming by at early hours), but are very challenging and
>>>> tedious, it's easy to get discouraged and burn out.
>>>>
>>>> Whatever of the state of the space, new people hear about Noisebridge
>>>> and come by to learn from classes and workshops, which are excellent and I
>>>> think more isolated from a lot of drama. Lately I worry that even classes
>>>> are threatened because infrastructure has decayed to the point where
>>>> hosting a workshop is a challenge. You no longer know if there will be a
>>>> working bathroom, a stable internet connection or a roll of solder (and
>>>> it's frustrating to donate parts or dedicate time to fix things when they
>>>> go missing or are left in disarray the next time you come by).
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Dean Mao
>>> dean.mao at hackerdojo.com
>>> Come visit us, we love new people!
>>> www.hackerdojo.com
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Dean Mao
> dean.mao at hackerdojo.com
> Come visit us, we love new people!
> www.hackerdojo.com
>
>
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