[Noisebridge-discuss] Help a brother out? Hoping this is appropriate

meredith scheff satiredun at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 23:16:01 UTC 2011

It'd help if you told us what it actually *does*.

On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Praveen Sinha <dmhomee at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey hey,
> I wanted to send a followup email on this topic as nick and I and some
> others were discussing on irc as to whether it's appropriate to send
> possibly quasi-commercial projects or projects that aren't in the common
> space to the list.  I think what Nick is doing is great and I applaud him.
> And I think it's good to open up discussion on this topic.  I strongly feel
> that noisebridge is a great space for mutual aid, and that we should help
> each other in our commercial and for profit ventures.  Of course, there is a
> fine line treading between having NB turn into and being mobbed by purely
> for profit people.
> One thing I am thinking is that we start a new mailing list, like
> noisebridge-mutualaid, where people post and ask for help on their personal,
> commercial and worklives from the community members.  And even more
> importantly, it is important that everyone knows what you are working on,
> commercial or not, and would let a lot of people learn from the process.
> This would leave NB-discuss for the usual discussion/drama on general
> announcements and discussions on the space.
> Thoughts?
> Love,
> Praveen
> On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Nicholas Iannone <knyck2 at mac.com> wrote:
>> Hello Noisebridge discussers,
>> This is nick, the guy who spearheaded the now slightly less noisy vending
>> machine, anyway...
>> I just released my latest iPhone/iPad app, 'Awesome' on the store Friday
>> and it's flying up the iPad charts, nearly cracking the top 10 in free
>> entertainment for iPad:
>> http://tinyurl.com/theAwesomeApp
>> It's free and there really is no reason not to download it immediately on
>> itunes. it's at #13 now and just needs a little push to get over the hump
>> and into the top ten, anything you folks can do to help out would be great.
>> (#93 overall in free iPad apps as well)
>> Suggestions for helping out:
>> 1.) Download the app (easy enough) all you need is itunes and a link:
>> http://tinyurl.com/theAwesomeApp
>> 2.) post a link on your facebook page
>> http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/awesome/id412362331?mt=8  OR
>> http://tinyurl.com/theAwesomeApp
>> 3.) twitter some shit
>> 4.) hack the appstore (wait...no, don't do that)
>> 5.)write a cool song about it and post it to youtube (bit complicated)
>> 6.) send good vibes my way.(super simple)
>> 7.)make some popcorn and keep reading this email until you feel like you
>> may want to do one of these things.
>> 8.) for some reason I can't post to the freeking softwaredev-92 list and
>> it annoys me so if you wanted to post something about the app on that it
>> would be very cool. no i didn't get into a flame war or anything like that.
>> 9.) tell people on muni who have iPhones to immediately download it.
>> Thanks for the support!
>> Nick
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