[Noisebridge-discuss] MongoDB Office Hours
dmvaldman at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 07:08:52 UTC 2015
I’m not a member, but my personal opinion is that if I were to imagine two
worlds: one with NB hosting many such events, and another with NB hosting
no such events, I would prefer living in the latter. Since an abundance of
excellence is still excellent, it’s my opinion that this is not an
On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 10:55 PM, 2011PIguppy2011 <2011PIguppy2011 at gmail.com
> As far as I am concerned, free office hours are just that. I don't see the
> point in injecting SF city politics / hot button issues into this and I see
> it as blatant trolling. Noisebridge is not a political nonprofit.
> It would be great to have more responsible people in the space at a
> regular time using it to hack on tech. He said it was open office hours for
> On Monday, July 20, 2015, Praveen Sinha <dmhomee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 8:24 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com>
>>> > We usually announce on Twitter that we’ll be available at the venue and
>>> > typically expect about 10 to 12 people to drop in on average. Anyone
>>> > questions about MongoDB are welcome. I’d like to start the first
>>> > hours” Thursday the 23rd, from 4-6 PM. Do you feel that Noisebridge
>>> is an
>>> > appropriate please to host these small meetups?
>>> I think that it's doocratic in the spirit of Noisebridge. You'll need
>>> to chec the schedule for room availability of Turing or Church before
>>> booking your room by editing the wiki.
>> I vehemently disagree -- MongoDB is a for profit company that would
>> otherwise pay top dollar to have real estate to run where it can get
>> mindshare for other engineers. While I support noisebridge to support our
>> own community members to launch their for profit projects (for example,
>> mitch altman pitching his electronics), it's frankly because of companies
>> like MongoDB getting a free ride from the city that not only is
>> Noisebridge's rent going up, but everyone in the neighborhood getting
>> kicked out as well.
>> Noisebridge it /community/ space - so I really have ask, what concrete
>> value does MongoDB add to this community? Why not give Microsoft or Apple
>> free space to develop mindshare in our community?
>> We may need cash, and once again our non-profit status does not allow us
>> to have in-kind donations. But, if you really want to play ball with these
>> companies, we better make our benefit very tangible and make it *a lot*.
>> MongoDB would otherwise pay thousands if not tens of thousands to have a
>> deal somewhere else in the city. We are a premium spot for it, and we
>> should make it such that even the poorest and most unconnected of us are
>> able to benefit from it.
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