[Noisebridge-discuss] Is Noisebridge Alive? How to tell!

mohammed Gh mahomagh at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 01:35:09 UTC 2015

My girlfriend does not like me to hangout at noisebridge. I have to lie

I may break up with here cause of this ASCII B.S.

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM, kjs <bfb at riseup.net> wrote:

> Is ASCII Portal ASCII cam rebranded? If so, many concerns have been raised
> at the last two weekly meetings. I suggest further discussion is needed
> before repointing a camera at the hackatorium.
> The other answers to this question resemble alternatives brought up at the
> same meetings. I prefer the switch for its opt in ability.
> -Kevin
> On June 4, 2015 6:05:56 PM PDT, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
> >Hi there.
> >
> >In an effort to make Noisebridge more awesome, some of us have been
> >trying to help solve the age old question of, "Is anyone at Noisebridge
> >there to let me in?" or in other words, "Is Noisebridge alive?"
> >
> >We've got three solutions brewing that'll hopefully help with this
> >problem!
> >
> >- Sentient Door
> >- Semaphore Switch
> >- ASCII Portal
> >
> >The idea with all these solutions is to basically tell someone visiting
> >if the space currently has activity or not without de-anonymizing
> >anyone.
> >
> >Sentient Door will be a time stamp of when the door up stairs was last
> >mechanistically opened, we're going to achieve this with a simple
> >door/window sensor. Semaphore Switch will be a switch that you can
> >physically flip on or off to activate or kill a virtual OPEN sign.
> >Lastly the ASCII Portal is a purely in ASCII lowfi store front window
> >into Noisebridge, if there's a blob of extra Q and T characters sitting
> >at a Hackitorium table then that might be a hacker on a laptop, or a
> >mongoose eating pie (regardless, there's a good chance they'll buzz you
> >in!).
> >
> >Not everything is working yet, but eventually they'll all show up
> >here...
> >
> >http://alive.noisebridge.net
> >
> >Beyond that we're totally open to new ideas and neat tricks on
> >detecting
> >and communicating awesome activity at Noisebridge without violating
> >people's privacy.
> >
> >Thanks!
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