[Noisebridge-discuss] that's all folks

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Wed May 14 16:03:45 UTC 2014


Noisebrige formed formed as a group in 2007, established a physical
space in 2008.  Moved from original space in 2009 to its current
location at 2169 Mission St.

On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 8:39 AM, Jessica Ross <jessica.r.ross at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just how old is this hackerspace? Just wondering.
>
>
> On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 10:12 AM, Romy Snowyla <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:
>>
>> Wow this is so dramatic. I feel there is a natural change from the initial
>> optimism at the start of a hackerspace. Infighting and issues and lack of
>> enthusiasm in membership naturally follows
>>
>> Re: the economy - it's been booming around noisebridge in SF.  Most
>> members are working in tech so since the crash we have been doing pretty
>> well financially ., maybe more money less passion and more problems ?
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On May 13, 2014, at 1:39 PM, rachel lyra hospodar <rachelyra at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I personally believe the space began to seriously unravel upon the
>> occasion of the economic unraveling of the entire world, aka the biggest
>> economic crash in living memory, which epically gutted marginal and poor
>> communities, followed by a huge lopsided and region-specific economic boom -
>> which created an epicenter for monumental wealth disparity and growing
>> social discord.
>>
>> I mean, it's fun to point fingers at each other's ideas or efforts as
>> Having Ruined Noisebridge, but I think acknowledging that the larger social
>> picture has an effect on us might alleviate the circle of It-Was-Better-When
>> and open up some space for good-spirited idea-sharing, and learning from
>> each other's differing perspectives.
>>
>> Call me crazy.
>>
>> R.
>>
>> On May 13, 2014 12:46 PM, "Naomi Most" <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Your posts aren't being moderated...
>>>
>>> > I'm disappointed that people didn't want to work to find creative
>>> > solutions to try and preserve them.
>>>
>>> Some of us are...
>>>
>>> > I truly believe that the space began to seriously unravel when the
>>> > community erected associate membership rules, access policies and
>>> > bureaucratic harassment doctrines as a substitute for true excellence.
>>>
>>> Me too.
>>>
>>> --Naomi
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 12:37 PM, Darius Garza <313kid at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > The jabber is no longer entertaining and it seems like my posts are
>>> > being
>>> > moderated for some reason so I've finally decided to unsubscribe from
>>> > this
>>> > list. The signal to noise ratio on here is dismal and it's not worth
>>> > wading
>>> > through all the petty personal drama to find the occasional gem.
>>> >
>>> > I wanted to be more involved with noisebridge and help the space thrive
>>> > but
>>> > it was almost impossible to find support or make genuine connections
>>> > with
>>> > people at the space. Perhaps I could have tried harder, but the snarky
>>> > attitudes and constant bickering put a damper on my motivation.
>>> >
>>> > Hackerspaces are so 2010 anyway. I don't need a static point of
>>> > reference to
>>> > work with a group of bright, creative individuals or learn new things.
>>> > There
>>> > are many places for people to gather that provide more appropriate
>>> > resources
>>> > for folks depending on the nature of their work.
>>> >
>>> > Not sure if this is a rage quit or long time coming. I'll always miss
>>> > the
>>> > romantic ideals of noisebridge and I'm disappointed that people didn't
>>> > want
>>> > to work to find creative solutions to try and preserve them. I truly
>>> > believe
>>> > that the space began to seriously unravel when the community erected
>>> > associate membership rules, access policies and bureaucratic harassment
>>> > doctrines as a substitute for true excellence.
>>> >
>>> > I wish noisebridge all the best and hope someday to be eating these
>>> > words,
>>> > d.
>>> >
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