[Noisebridge-discuss] Hello. I think we a need a new Mission Statement.

Praveen Sinha dmhomee at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 00:29:41 UTC 2014

I think this is a great group writing excersise.  I will definitely think
about it.  A sentence that immediately comes to my mind would be something

      Noisebridge exists to lower the costs and barriers of entry into
education, ideation, production, collaboration and distribution of
technology and it's applications.

Or something to that effect?

On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 5:27 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, are you happy, taxpayers?
> I'm not.  I'm tired of having conversations over the "point" of
> Noisebridge.
> Johny Radio has been discussing with me and many others his passion
> for the idea of coming up with a new Mission Statement.  A better,
> stronger, faster Mission Statement, possibly with wings.
> I say, now would be the perfect time.
> Let's write down what we expect from Noisebridge as a space, as a
> community, and as an entity within a larger community (the Mission,
> San Francisco, and the world).
> Let's write down what we expect from Noisebridge members, like what
> Excellence actually /means/ in light of all of the cultural progress
> we've made over the past 7 years.
> This is going to be a major project, a bit like building a Pyramids,
> except without the slave labor implications.  It's not going to happen
> all at once, or come from any one person.  It should come from us all.
> As Johny put it:
> "Until the entire community agrees unanimously on SOME Mission
> Statement, NB will continue to fight internally. The official Mission
> Statement is viewed by some people variously as a farce, or no more
> than legal requirement, or a fascist document, or optional. We cannot
> enforce anything, we cannot prohibit or require anything, until all
> participants verify that they accept and respect the project Mission."
> Let's do it.
> Cheers,
> Naomi
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