Hey Mitch, <br><br>Sorry for the late reply.  Sign up!  I&#39;d love to go!<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 11:57 PM, Mitch Altman <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:maltman23@hotmail.com">maltman23@hotmail.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
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Today I received an email (copied below) from Paul Spinrad, a MAKE Magazine editor asking me, and Noisebridge, to have a table for people to learn about Noisebridge at an interesting kickoff party for Engine Advocacy.<br>
 <br>These people are focusing on small businesses (like the ones started at hackerspaces) to take a role in shaping the future of the US economy.  And they are seeing hackerspaces as part of this vision.<br> <br>I already agreed to be there to set up a table.  Anyone interested in joining me to represent Noisebridge at the party on 8-Dec, 7p-10p?  It&#39;d be nice to have a few of us there.  (And it should be fun, too.  :)<br>
 <br>The party is in SOMA in the City.<br> <br>Mitch.<br><br> <br><div><hr>
  



    
  
  
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          <td>Maker political coalition party on Dec 8 in SF</td>
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          <td>Paul Spinrad <a href="mailto:pspinrad@makezine.com" target="_blank">&lt;pspinrad@makezine.com&gt;</a></td>
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          <td>Mitch Altman <a href="mailto:mitch@CornfieldElectronics.com" target="_blank">&lt;mitch@CornfieldElectronics.com&gt;</a></td>
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      <div>Hi Mitch-- Derek Slater who used to be at the EFF but is now
        policy director at Google (maybe you know him?) is starting to
        pursue the big and exciting prospect of a new political advocacy
        org, <a href="http://engineadvocacy.org/" target="_blank">Engine
          Advocacy</a>, dedicated to encouraging innovation, grassroots
        entrepreneurship, making, net neutrality, and all that kind of
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      <div>They&#39;re hosting a party in SF on December 8, and they would
        love it if you and any other Noisebridge folks wanted to come
        and set up a table for people to learn about Noisebridge and
        other hackerspaces, and play with Trippy RGBs, Brain Machines,
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      <div>I&#39;m definitely going to this-- I think it will be very fun
        and interesting.  I hope you&#39;ll be in town that day and can make
        it as well.  If you&#39;re interested, please RSVP below and you can
        also email <a href="mailto:brittanysmith@google.com" target="_blank">brittanysmith@google.com</a> to
        coordinate whatever you&#39;d need for Noisebridge to represent
        there.  If so, I&#39;d love to help out at the table however you
        want.  Please let me / us know!</div>
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      <div>Best regards,</div>
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      <div>Paul</div>
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                      <h1 style="padding:10px 0px 40px;color:rgb(239,65,54);font-size:26px">We&#39;re
                        having a party. <a style="color:rgb(239,65,54);padding-bottom:4px;text-decoration:none">Join
                          us.</a></h1>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px">We are a group of
                        entrepreneurs, artists, investors, and other
                        innovators.</p>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px">We believe in the
                        value of decentralized, emergent, bottom-up
                        innovation; that the Internet is the most
                        powerful platform for innovation ever created;
                        and we want to shape public policies that allow
                        the internet to flourish.</p>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px"><a style="color:rgb(239,65,54);padding-bottom:4px;text-decoration:none" href="http://hattery.us4.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a6ca24352ac4277c6f63f9df8&amp;id=078b0ade10&amp;e=b7caaf9ed3" target="_blank">We&#39;re aiming</a> to change that and are
                        already having an impact in Washington. We&#39;re
                        ready to expand out, building this into a broad,
                        independent, diverse coalition and would love to
                        involve you. Starting with you joining us at our
                        party!</p>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px"><b style="color:rgb(239,65,54)">Where:</b> Terra
                        Gallery, 511 Harrison Street, San Francisco</p>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px"><b style="color:rgb(239,65,54)">When:</b> December
                        8, 7-10pm</p>
                      <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;font-size:16px"><b style="color:rgb(239,65,54)">RSVP by:</b> December
                        5</p>
                      <a style="padding:10px;color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;float:right;background-color:rgb(239,65,54)" href="http://hattery.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a6ca24352ac4277c6f63f9df8&amp;id=dc7a46d6af&amp;e=b7caaf9ed3" target="_blank">RSVP</a>
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                        <p style="color:rgb(102,102,102);line-height:22px;letter-spacing:1px;font-size:9px">SPONSORED BY:</p>
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      <div>Paul Spinrad<br>
        <a href="mailto:pspinrad@makezine.com" target="_blank">pspinrad@makezine.com</a><br>
        <a href="tel:%2B1%20%28415%29%20401-5769" value="+14154015769" target="_blank">+1 (415) 401-5769</a></div>
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