[Noisebridge-discuss] Glider Ink - a hackerspace graphic novel

Danukeru danukasan+nb at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 23:31:07 UTC 2017


cat-herder is too real, man... I need my escapism if I'm going to be able
to read this.

:P

On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 7:16 PM, Quinn Norton <quinn at quinnnorton.com> wrote:

> Probably far too late to put in the suggestion, but there's a key
> character missing: the cat-herder, the person who negotiates conflicts,
> checks up on the door and unlocks it for the open night, takes calls from
> neighbors, landlord, police (about the tor nodes natch), and very likely
> either cuts the rent check or reminds the treasurer to do it. The
> cat-herder is always a little bit tired of the whole thing, but also very
> attached to keeping the lights on, and see the place and the people
> producing and arguing and rearranging the furniture.
>
> Meticulously tapped out with my index fingrr.
>
> > On 22 Aug 2017, at 9:09 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
> >
> > wow, this is a really cool project! Thanks for posting about it.  I
> especially love Suzanne's custom handless shruggles tshirt!
> >
> > Do you have a preferred URL for me to tweet about your artist search?
> > I could link to the archived copy of this email, but that's maybe not
> the most friendly presentation to get good responses.   :)
> >
> > -andy
> >
> >> On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 06:30:10PM +0200, Paweł Chojnacki wrote:
> >> Hey!
> >>
> >> Last year I realized that the notion of hackerspace and
> >> hackers-as-makers, not just blackhat anarchists is totally absent from
> >> the mainstream culture. Watch Dogs 2 had a huge opportunity to change
> >> this, but they only presented warring gangs and vigilantes trying to
> >> bring down evil corporations.
> >>
> >> After gathering some stories from European, US and African Spaces I
> >> decided to create Glider Ink - https://glider.ink/ , a fictional story
> >> based on real events and characters I met. I have already managed to
> >> find the most common archetypes and create five main characters based on
> >> them: Inventor, Activist, Troll, Anarchist and Maker. I'd like to focus
> >> on the community aspect and how we can create things together, as
> >> opposed to the Silicon Valley lone genius concept.
> >>
> >> Even though I originally wanted to set the story in Poland, I might be
> >> changing that to some more or less defined European city. Seeing hackers
> >> from all over the world, especially Kenya or Philippines I really don't
> >> want to enforce the stereotype that all of them needs to be white.
> >>
> >> I'm still working on a script which would be enjoyable both for actual
> >> hackers and people who haven't heard about them before. All of my work -
> >> licensed on Creative Commons - is available at https://wiki.glider.ink/
> >> . You are welcome to comment on it, share your own stories and ideas! If
> >> you'd like to register on the wiki, just ping me.
> >>
> >> Sadly, I found it that very few artists are up to the challenge of
> >> trying a de-facto new genre, creating a positive outlook on technology
> >> outside of dark cyberpunk. If you know any graphic novel illustrator who
> >> might be interested in working on this project (fully paid of course),
> >> I'll gladly meet them!
> >>
> >> Art styles I'm looking for:
> >>
> >> https://wiki.glider.ink/_detail/art/characters/suzanne/
> kimiooon_suzanne_notebook_dark.jpg?id=art
> >> https://wiki.glider.ink/_detail/art/characters/suzanne/
> kimiooon_suzanne_shrug.jpg?id=art
> >> https://wiki.glider.ink/_detail/art/characters/amanda/
> caylachicovsky_amanda_face.jpg?id=art
> >> https://wiki.glider.ink/_detail/art/characters/robert/
> lhuvik_robert_standing.jpg?id=art
> >>
> >> and the full project's moodboards:
> >>
> >> https://wiki.glider.ink/project/artstyle/moodboards
> >>
> >> Best,
> >>
> >> alxd
> >>
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