[Noisebridge-discuss] East Bay

Al Billings albill at openbuddha.com
Sat Jun 6 16:27:22 UTC 2009

My working ideas don't include NIMBY. I'd rather rent a private space.


On Jun 5, 2009, at 11:55 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:

> Some notes on NIMBY.
> * As Ed stated, the place can get really loud with others working on  
> art or junk. Angle grinding is the knew holy shits loud.
> * Snook pays for shit DSL. If you want real internet you'll have to  
> figure something out along those lines.
> * It's about a 15 minute block from Bart. Everyone should try the  
> walk before deciding if it's worth while.
> * It can get cold during the winter. If you invest in some space  
> heaters and keep the doors closed you should be fine.
> * Snook may not be all that keen on hosting a hack space that'll be  
> more or less public, such in the fashion that Noisebridge is (i.e.  
> anyone is welcome to come by and check out the space if a member is  
> willing to let that person in). Theft was a large issue at the old  
> NIMBY, and so Snook gets annoyed when he sees people that he doesn't  
> know in the space, especially if they're wandering around (as guests  
> of Noisebridge tend to do).
> -- 
> Rubin Abdi
> rubin at starset.net

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