[Noisebridge-discuss] class / community giving idea: Build Your Own Computer

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Mon May 12 05:44:32 UTC 2014

Not sure about the labels.  That sounds worthwhile to look into.

Apropos of this thread, at the space tonight Adrian and I found quite
a few pieces of RAM of many shapes and sizes.

It seems like a Component Testing Party (complete with pizza and ice
cream) might be in order.


On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 4:25 PM, aaronco36 <aaronco36 at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
>> Sun May 11 04:06:29 UTC 2014
>>Ah yes, good point about the hard drives and RAM.
>> The HD problem is nothing to worry about (live Linux distros on USB
>> sticks and SD cards).   The RAM problem is a real one.
>> I'd be willing to donate some $ to acquire RAM and USB sticks to have
>> on hand for these events.
>> --Naomi
> Hey all,
> I tested a bunch of power supply units (psu's) and optical drives at
> Noisebridge back in the Fall of '13 when Al Sweigart had the good idea
> of providing labels for testing these and all sorts of other usable
> hardware.
> Are these labels still available for the Build Your Own Computer class /
> community giving idea??
> It seems to me that bottlenecks besides "the RAM problem" that can make
> or break such events are having working m-brds w/ CPUs+coolers, having
> tested and working psu's, and having various working add-on cards or
> built-in connections (working graphics and wired/wifi NICs come
> forefront to my mind).
> -A
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