[Noisebridge-discuss] Entry & Security

Jake jake at spaz.org
Sat Feb 11 05:32:05 UTC 2012

thats what the rooster brigade is for.  if those people are asleep in the 
morning when the rooster shows up, they will be logged and eventually 
put on a list of people who regularly sleep at noisebridge.

we're not shooting for 100% of anything right now, just trying to stem the 
tide which is diluting our precious natural fluids.


On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, girlgeek wrote:

> Jake,
> I certainly wasn't criticizing the video.  It's awesome.
> But
> Last meeting, with all that mass of members.....There were a half dozen 
> oogles on the couches, not hacking, not doing any harm.  NO ONE (including 
> me) invited them to leave.
> I had the distinct feeling that they were waiting for the place to clear out 
> so that they could get some sleep.
> -Claudia
> On 2/10/2012 5:17 PM, Jake wrote:
>> the answer to your very valid question is that at least with the video at 
>> the door, people can make an informed decision whether to let someone in or 
>> not.  If the person looking at the monitor decides that it's a fine time to 
>> invite a young oogle with his backpack & dog into the space, they can 
>> decide to buzz them in.
>> if the person in the space doesn't think it's a good time, because there 
>> were recently problems with that sort of thing, they have the option of 
>> deciding not to buzz the person in.
>> ants, being very social creatures, have a great method for deciding what 
>> food to bring home.  When an ant finds a food they like, they bring it home 
>> (in their stomach) and leave a trail of tiny deposits of the food leading 
>> back to where they found it.
>> When an ant is leaving the nest in search of food, they can sample the 
>> various trails leading away from the nest and use their own judgement as to 
>> which trails to follow, or which to ignore.
>> We at noisebridge have the option to do the same;  make our own decisions 
>> about who we let in, based on our own judgement and knowledge.
>> By the way, please remember that the alternative to the video monitor is 
>> having ZERO visual information about who is buzzing the door.
>> -jake
>> Claudia wrote:
>> Excluding the couple of people who have been ostracized by consesus
>> meeting......
>> In the history of Noisebridge how many people have been refused entry?
>> My guess is maybe 2.
>> What about video at the door is going to convince anyone upstairs to
>> refuse entry to a young oogle with his backpack & dog in tow?
>> -Claudia
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