[Noisebridge-discuss] Please make the tube display go away

Tom L lists at flamsmark.com
Thu Feb 16 03:51:59 UTC 2012

Rubin, if you want to make an improvement to the periscope, please do! I
think several folks in the space would really appreciate something that
doesn't make ambient noise like that CRT. An LCD would probably use a lot
less power, and be easier to mount on the wall rather than on a table. Do
you have an LCD panel which you could hook up to the video input? If you
know where we could get one, I'd be happy to work on it with you tomorrow

However, It's not okay to threaten to destroy it just because you disagree
with one of the implementation details (which was limited by resource
availability). Holding the periscope hostage to coerce someone else to
implement the fix you want is not acceptable. If you really have a problem
with the periscope, please bring it up at a meeting.

If you can't switch it off because everyone else wants it to be on, that
should really be a signal that there are a range of opinions. If you're
really, seriously concerned about the periscope, come talk about it at
Policy Wonks, at the access working group, or at next week's meeting.

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:05 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:

> I can kill two personally opinionated birds with one stone by leaving
> the horrible tube TV that's by the door along with the camera and cable
> setup that many Noisebridgers have asked to never be installed in the
> first place, on the street...
> OR...
> Could whoever the group was that setup the TV next to the main door swap
> it out with and LCD with a sleep time out or something that doesn't emit
> a high pitched whine that makes me not want to be in the space more than
> any other social problem Noisebridge has ever faced.
> The response "just turn it off when not in use" isn't valid and will be
> ignored, since no one else in the space seems to want to keep it off.
> --
> Rubin
> rubin at starset.net
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