[hackerspaces] [Noisebridge-discuss] Sister city hackerspaces

James Carlson james at schoolfactory.org
Wed Aug 29 17:39:16 CEST 2012

How about the "Cross Space Fun Couch" -- spaces set up lounges with antique
TVs, rotary or dialpad 'red' phones, that set up a realtime audio / video
link between two spaces lounge areas:

Prezi visual of this:

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 8:27 AM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Well I'm wondering how far we could go concerning the
> communication/streaming. At the end of the day many events are life
> streamed from hackerspaces and most of the people are fine with that,
> recognizing it as an important thing to do. To be honest I can imagine that
> the places which have a bit more space could dedicate some "classroom" for
> example for chatting, life streaming, with the indication that this place
> is used for that and you should be aware of that. CCC events work in the
> way that there are "photo/video" restricted areas and rest is open. So I
> can imagine that one room or corner could be used like that in various
> hackerspaces. It depends on the people what they want and what they are
> aiming on.
> It seems to me a classic example of "policy" which will have to be sorted
> at each space and will be "oscillating" during the time depending on the
> mood. However at this moment I feel like it is not a crucial part of the
> "sister city hackerspaces" discussion. We have another three years to go
> before the independent satellite network is suppose to be in operation
> (active for the CCC camp in 2015) and it seems to me that once this is
> functioning that should improve the situation. What do you think?
>  I wonder how many people would like to go forward with this and start to
> make this idea happen? I'm at this moment in Korea and unfortunately I'm
> not actively involved with hackerspace here. I'm busy but if there is
> something not too much time consuming I can chip some energy in :-)
> Sincerely,
> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org
> "There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Ghandi
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> *Subject:* Re: [hackerspaces] [Noisebridge-discuss] Sister city
> hackerspaces
>  Concerning the streaming between hackerspaces, I would be careful there.
> I'm supporter of interconnecting hackerspaces and movement as much as
> possible, having for  example some cool specifically looking "dedicated"
> machine at each hackerspace for communication of whatever type (audio,
> video), would be great (especially if we consider the upcoming satellite
> communication system which has to be coordinated somehow from various
> hackerspaces, right?). However I have seen some quite strong opposition of
> "cameras in the place" for example at Noisebridge. And in a way, I see the
> reason why to be careful there.
> So Morse Ticker would be ok, right?
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