[Rack] how to open noisebridge door from computers

Nicholas Granado ngranado at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 15:55:18 PST 2012


sounds like fun

nick
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possibly sent from my post-pc device

On Feb 10, 2012, at 3:35 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> here's my post about the keypad hardware:
> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2012-February/028221.html
> 
> basically the keypads (one upstairs one downstairs) will talk to minotaur through (separate) serial ports.  0123456789 # * can be sent from the keypad, and codes sent to the keypad cause different beeps or lights to flash.
> 
> so someone has to code a daemon that runs on minotaur to talk serial to these keypads.  minotaur is also the machine that actually buzzes the gate, through its USB parallel port.
> 
> and of course the same list of good (and bad) codes will be used for this and for the pony.noise/gate browser interface.
> 
> -jake
> 
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, Nicholas Granado wrote:
> 
>> hi jake,
>> i can work on the software side of this as i've already looked at the code
>> that's driving the outside version of pony.noise/gate ... i didn't see that
>> someone is actually doing some kind of keypad.... it would be sweet if the
>> keypad and the key you enter into the mobile interface were the same...
>> cheers,
>> nick
>> --
>> http://www.nickgranado.com
>> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>      Okay so i don't know if you've been reading the noisebridge
>>      discuss list, but we've been talking about access all week.
>> 
>>      I think we need to change pony.noise/gate to act the same as it
>>      does from outside noisebridge - so you need to enter the code
>>      (once per session) whether you're inside noisebridge or not.
>> 
>>      the thing is, instead of the code changing every week, it should
>>      be that codes are only given out at meetings, where they can
>>      also be disabled.
>>      Codes don't expire, but they can be killed any time if
>>      necessary.
>> 
>>      who can work on this?  who is working on the keypad solution?
>> 
>>      talk to me.
>> 
>>      -jake
>> 
>>      On Wed, 8 Feb 2012, Nicholas Granado wrote:
>> 
>>      hi all,
>>      try this code: 53237 (it changes weekly) we need to figure
>>      out a way of
>>      emailing everyone or a list of people who can use the code
>>      if this already
>>      doesn't exist. i'd be down to hack this out if it doesn't.
>> 
>>      anyways pop that code into:
>>      http://pony.noisebridge.net/gate/ or
>>      http://noise.pony/gate from only the inside.
>> 
>>      cheers,
>>      nick
>>      --
>>      http://www.nickgranado.com
>> 
>>      On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:38 AM, miloh
>>      <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>           On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Danny O'Brien
>>      <danny at spesh.com>
>>           wrote:
>>           >
>>           >
>>           > On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 2:15 AM, miloh
>>      <froggytoad at gmail.com>
>>           wrote:
>>           >>
>>           >> I bet if you ssh into pony and try 'opengate' it
>>      will work.
>>            This
>>           >> shows that all the hardware you installed is still
>>           functional. I had
>>           >> it tested last week and it worked then.
>>           >>
>>           >> the web access was broken some time around when
>>      the
>>           noisebridge api
>>           >> was introduced.
>>           >> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/API
>>           >
>>           >
>>           >
>>           > OH SUCH ACCUSATIONS
>>           >
>>           > The API works fine, and is in fact what the
>>      opengate script
>>           now uses.
>>           >
>> 
>>      ah! sorry awaken the api hyrda.
>> 
>>      jake try the following:
>> 
>>      $curl -X POST -d open=True
>>      http://api.noisebridge.net/gate/
>> 
>>      and see if that works.
>> 
>>      > The webpage also works fine, but somebody put in the
>>      code that stops
>>      it
>>      > working after 9PM, in the belief that this would
>>      magically have
>>      people nod
>>      > wisely instead of going "oh i guess it's broken, I'll
>>      let in that
>>      > rascally-looking cosmologist now by hand".
>>      >
>> 
>>      do we need to just keep iterating?
>> 
>>      > I do believe there was some feeling that the dial-in
>>      hackerline pick
>>      a word
>>      > code is broken, which I can well believe. I have no
>>      influence on
>>      such a
>>      > thing, because while it was a cool hack, futzing around
>>      with your
>>      phone to
>>      > type in a random word was so cumbersome that I don't
>>      believe anyone
>>      ever
>>      > uses it.
>>      >
>>      >
>> 
>>      casey implemented the phone system.
>> 
>>      Jof built the daemon used on minotaur.
>>       https://github.com/jof/gateman
>> 
>>      Lots of projects to tie in together here, I think we just
>>      need to keep
>>      iterating.
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