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

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 01:37:49 UTC 2015


This seems like the proper course of action, IMO.

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 6:35 PM mohammed Gh <mahomagh at gmail.com> wrote:

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