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<div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 1/15/2013 3:50 PM, Dean Mao wrote:<br>
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<div dir="ltr">I'm guessing the theft incidence at the Hacker Dojo
would be on par with the UC Santa Cruz hackerspace. We have
this macbook power adapter that belongs to nobody, but people
keep thinking it belongs to someone and it routinely ends up in
our lost & found drawer. We're also located somewhat
distant from the downtown area, so we have less transient people
who might be a theft threat.
<div>Maybe you guys could reconsider having a security camera in
the stairwell leading to NB. It's not technically in the
space, but maybe it would help dissuade some blatant theft.
When I visit NB, I'm worried about leaving my laptop when I
use the bathroom, or when I'm looking into the parts drawers.
<div>We did have an incident of theft at the Hacker Dojo before,
but we caught the guy on camera and handed him over to the
police. Sometimes cameras aren't a bad thing either.</div>
<div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Martin
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<div class="im">>> I think the only reason that you
guys have a theft issue is simply because you're in a
somewhat seedy part of town.<br>
I think that's quite true. OTOH, houses in 'seedy areas'
==locks== on the doors, and people use their social and
awareness to keep themselves, and their property, safe.<br>
When you reduce it, I still think it's a culture issue. I
the experiment at Hacker Dojo, but only due to lack of
definitely would have added it if I had the extra.<br>
I found it quite entertaining, and somewhat against the "seedy area"
theory, that one of the thefts was apparently done by someone
technologically aware enough to both recognize and make use of the