[Noisebridge-discuss] To the @#$er that broke into my member shelf...

James Sundquist sundquistjames at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 08:20:28 UTC 2013

Hey Dean,

  I hope you, or others at your space, can find some time to pop by for the
upcoming Noisebridge Fundraiser on the 30th and setup a table to show some
of the sweet projects you're working on at the Dojo.  Details for the event
can be found here[1], and registration is free.


On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:14 AM, Dean Mao <dean.mao at hackerdojo.com> wrote:

> Funny you should mention that.  When I visited NB back in December to
> attend CHM, I didn't see anyone working on any projects either.  There were
> a few people using the stove (those people didn't even look like hackers),
> a few people on laptops doing their own stuff, and some dude browsing
> facebook on the public computer there.  I came before CHM because I needed
> some help on a little project I had with an op amp output that I didn't
> understand but after asking around, nobody really knew anything about op
> amps.
> I don't think hackerspaces should resemble a museum where people come to
> look at art and people's projects on display -- it's a place where people
> come and make stuff and meet other people who like making stuff.  The
> Hacker Dojo has a robotics club that meets fairly regularly every other day
> around 7:30pm.
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:05 AM, Robert "Finny" Merrill <
> rfmerrill at berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 12:41 AM, Dean Mao <dean.mao at hackerdojo.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hey now, we just moved, hence no art on any walls.  Also, we probably
>> have
>> > more soldering irons than NB.  We have around 20 Weller 45 watt
>> adjustables
>> > and about 35 simple 30 watt irons.  I guess you were either temporarily
>> > blind or you didn't bother looking around.
>> I visited you guys in like november or something. My point was not
>> that there's a lack of tools for hardware stuff but simply the fact
>> that nobody was doing it. The space felt kind of... I don't know how
>> to put it. There wasn't much to do or look at if you didn't bring your
>> laptop with you. It honestly felt more like a startup incubator than a
>> hackerspace.
> --
> Dean Mao
> dean.mao at hackerdojo.com
> Come visit us, we love new people!
> www.hackerdojo.com
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