[Noisebridge-discuss] ATTENTION EVERYBODY: GET A LIFE!
erik.nels0n99 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 01:08:59 UTC 2011
(It's) Feature, not a bug
On Feb 24, 2011 5:13 PM, "Dr. Jesus" <j at hug.gs> wrote:
> Noisebridge isn't broken.
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>
>> 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
>>> 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
>>>> OBVIOUSLY HAS NO LIFE.
>>>> MOVE ON!
>>>> Patrick Keys
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