[Noisebridge-discuss] ATTENTION EVERYBODY: GET A LIFE!
mike at mindmech.com
Thu Feb 24 19:30:12 UTC 2011
Noisebridge works just fine for me.
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> The consideration's long been done. You are preaching to the choir.
> I've long since determined that Noisebridge is broken and also I'm not a
> good fit. The organizational culture at Noisebridge is just too much of
> a disorganized mess.
> ...But Noisebridge is the only real hackerspace within San Francisco.
> The rest are dull co-working spaces and there's also TechShop. It has
> almost been worth putting up with the broken-ness of Noisebridge to meet
> professional contacts, which occasionally does happen. As somebody with
> a business degree, I would have also liked to have said that I
> contributed to somehow making the organization of Noisebridge a better
> As the only hackerspace in "The City", I would have though initially
> that Noisebridge could be a flagship positive example for other
> hackerspaces, the "Grand Lodge" of Silicon Valley / Northern California
> hackerspaces, if you will. But that's never going to happen.
> Patrick Keys
> On 2/24/2011 10:15 AM, Colin Keigher wrote:
>> If you're not welcomed to the space, maybe you should consider not
>> coming? I know that it sucks to be booted from a community but perhaps
>> you're a square in a round hole there? You know what I mean? It isn't
>> healthy to try and defend yourself when consensus is up against you.
>> Maybe cut your loses and consider doing something else? I think that is
>> the best thing you should do from here on.
>> As an outsider and fellow hackerspace-ian, I can understand the troubles
>> that Patrick may be giving you--we've run into individuals that have
>> given us grief as well. However, it is really upsetting to see a
>> well-respected hackerspace bring themselves down to the level where
>> there is public fighting on an open mailing list. It seems to damage the
>> integrity of Noisebridge and only serves as an example of what not to do.
>> Perhaps what should be done is what we do at our hackerspace and keep
>> this sort of dramatics to a members-only mailing list.
>> - Colin
>> On 2/24/11 9:17 AM, Patrick Keys wrote:
>>> ATTENTION EVERYBODY:
>>> GET A LIFE!
>>> ANYBODY THAT CAN'T THINK OF ANYTHING MORE INTERESTING THAN ME TO DISCUSS
>>> OBVIOUSLY HAS NO LIFE.
>>> MOVE ON!
>>> Patrick Keys
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