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

Albert Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 18:48:46 UTC 2011

Also, the tinyurl redirect to the click.linksynergy.com
affiliate-program redirect doesn't seem to be working.


On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 3:16 PM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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