[Noisebridge-discuss] Tired of Noisebridge BS, As of Late

Dan Cote terminationshok at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 11:28:01 UTC 2012

Are you saying it's Ok to put members' belongings in the trash if you find
them on the floor? I propose a purgatory shelf where we move random
unclaimed clutter. If it doesn't get moved onto other shelves after x time,
it goes on the hack shelf.
I went to the space today, and in 5 minutes I was able to find the owners
of 3 floor mounted projects and assist in having them moved onto shelves.

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:

> I disagree about this, actually.  The floor back there needs to be kept
> clear, otherwise people can't get to their shelves.  Also, "oogles" have
> been storing their backpacks and rolly suitcases back there, which looks
> like a perfectly reasonable place to store crap when it's already piled
> high with techno-garbate.
> --S
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Dan Cote <terminationshok at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm sorry to say that I witnessed this happening, and said something and
>> moved the stuff back. It was not an oogle, tweaker, or a random person who
>> moved the stuff out of the member area and into the trash area. It was a
>> few of our own fellow Noisebridgers who didn't want stuff on the floor in
>> the member shelf area during the meeting last week. I had a feeling there
>> may be repeat performance.
>> I agree that the member shelves could be cleaner, but under no
>> circumstances should things be put in the trash from that area. I'm sure
>> there is a solution to cleaning the ancient cruft that doesn't involve the
>> loss of the members' personal projects.
>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com>wrote:
>>>  So, I'm not sure if this came from "Hacker Alley being hacked", but I
>>> was at Noisebridge the other night and found some of my belongings in
>>> this big wooden crate by the e-waste area... getting ready to be
>>> thrown out.
>>> This was especially lame, as they were clearly labeled with my name
>>> (photo attached).
>>> It's becoming increasingly clear to me that Noisebridge has jumped the
>>> shark somewhat. The people I find myself most running into there are
>>> not into technology, hacking, or really Noisebridge. I've found them
>>> to be mostly belligerent, uninterested in rational conversations, and
>>> seemingly trying to push various political agendas.
>>> I'm getting tired of seeing the Hackerspace that I worked so hard to
>>> help build, fall apart, both socially and physically.
>>> Like a radically-inclusive cell membrane in heavily-salinated water,
>>> new influences are rushing in from all directions and we're beginning
>>> to pop. The organelles that were keeping the cell working are being
>>> pushed out, and I feel like we're falling apart.
>>> I'm tired of fighting entropy all the time, just to keep the status quo.
>>> I miss the Noisebridge I came to know and love.
>>> The people and the technology are still out there -- we may be moving
>>> apart, but I suspect we'll reform as the right conditions form.
>>> Cheers,
>>> jof
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