[Noisebridge-discuss] questions for anyone who has participated in noisebridge
jim at systemateka.com
Mon Dec 9 22:21:56 UTC 2013
On Mon, 2013-12-09 at 10:33 -0800, Praveen Sinha wrote:
> One of the things I'm trying to do this year is to be more
> user-storied and data-centric in my approaches to tackling problems.
> In this vein, I would really like to know from the broader
> Noisebridge community what their experiences have been at the
> 'bridge. I have 3 open ended questions, and the answers can be short
> or long, just whatever first comes to mind. I'd love to hear from you
> whether or not you are active at nb and regardless of your
> "membership" status.
> * How did you wind up coming to noisebridge first?
JS: heard about people planning a space for
techies and artists to work on their projects
and there would be a prominent electronic
> * Why did you participate in noisebridge?
JS: to try to build the hope for a space
that accepted a wide variety of people
> * What were some of the experiences or projects that have stood out
> for you?
JS: Michael Kan's lazer: he teasingly
claimed he made a lazer out of nothing.
In fact he put together a microwave
step up transformer and some wires to
create an arc within the guide rail
of an ink jet printer; the arc triggered
nitrogen atoms in the air in the gap and
that generated the lazer beam.
> Feel free to email me privately if you don't want to answer publicly.
> Much love,
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