[Noisebridge-discuss] [Drama] Fwd: [Noisebridge-announce] Important Noisebridge Procedural Changes
danny at spesh.com
Thu Mar 27 21:32:03 UTC 2014
I am really trying hard to think of something that Noisebridge, Sudo Room,
Biocurious, Ace Monster Toys, Norton Imperial Labs, Double Union, and Tech
Shop doesn't already have covered!
On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Jenny Ryan <jenny at thepyre.org> wrote:
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> On 03/26/2014 06:41 PM, Danny O'Brien wrote:
> > I honestly have no idea if I (or anyone else) has the will to do
> > this, but I had thought that once Norton Industrial Labs, Double
> > Union and Noisebridge stabilise, if there's still people out there
> > that feel they want a politically-diverse, decentralist,
> > project-driven community based on principles of transparency,
> > experimentation, eccentricity and
> > cyperpunkery-bitcoiny-agoric-sciency axioms, that isn't satisfied
> > by the current market, I'd be up for brainstorming it. I am not
> > sure what it would be, but I have some ideas of what it wouldn't
> > be. It wouldn't be as radically inclusive as Noisebridge, nor would
> > it have an explicit social justice agenda as Double Union, but it
> > would pursue liberation tech projects, and would not be
> > dude-bro-reactionary-comfortable-in-pre-existing-prejudice. It
> > would probably aspire to be a bit weirder than a standard,
> > maker-friendly hackerspace, but more sensibly functional than
> > Noisebridge at its weirdest. It would probably do things like
> > Liquid Democracy, but only for 9 months, and then do Athenian
> > Lottery-based Democracy for another 12. We might not have a rule
> > against cameras, as with Noisebridge, but we might have a rule that
> > we won't open until we fix the privacy-preserving camera problem.
> > It would aspire, as Noisebridge did at one time, to be aiming for
> > Iain M. Bank's Culture, but may end up being a bit more like the
> > Zetetic Elench.
> Danny, you are welcome to work/play/experiment/cocreate with sudo room
> anytime. BARTing over the bridge is really not so bad ;)
> - -- not tryin' to poach, just sayin'! --
> "Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories."
> - -Laurie Anderson
> "Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining
> -Hannah Arendt
> "To define is to kill. To suggest is to create."
> - -Stéphane Mallarmé
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