we need a volunteer to help administer the front door access control system.
Someone comfortable with shell commands and vim and ssh, please speak up!
extra bonus if someone is available to help with cgi scripts for basic html
stuff, in order to make a way for nontechnical people of omni (who have
password access) to approve card access.
we can collaborate on this of course but i need someone to take over the basic
responses to the keycard requests now.
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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 21:21:40 -0700
From: Dana S. <dsniezko(a)gmail.com> To: info(a)sudoroom.org
Hey Sudo Room,
I'd like to invite you to join a meetup and mailing list for Bay Area arts
co-ops and makerspaces. We're trying to gather organizers from Bay Area
makerspaces to build connections, share what's working and where we are
struggling, and figure out how we might collaborate across spaces!
Here's the link:
We had a casual chat this month in SF with representatives from Syzygy,
Noisebridge, Maker Farm, the Box Shop, and Double Union in attendance.
We're planning to do another one in early November, this time in the East
The current meetup plan is for November 9, 6-8pm at Temescal Brewery, 4115
Telegraph Ave (near MacArthur Bart).
Just a friendly reminder of tomorrow’s informal Fixit Clinic at the new
South San Francisco Library grand opening: this looks like it’s going to
be a really fun event so bring your friends and family e.g. see the two
WHAT: New South San Francisco Library Grand Opening
WHEN: Saturday Oct 28 anytime between 11:30AM and 3PM
WHERE: 901 Civic Campus Way, South San Francisco
We hope to have regular repair programming at this Library soon but
Saturday is more of a festive demonstration day and housewarming for the
Library’s beautiful new Makerspace.
There’s no need to commit to the whole day: just stop by when you can to
enjoy the festivities, hang out with other Fixit Coaches, check out the
new Library and help Makerspace Librarians Devin, Miriam Hart and Monte
Gordon recruit more local Fixit Coaches.
You don’t need to bring any tools – they’ve got some tools and sewing
machines already – but feel free to bring something you want to take
apart or sew as a demonstration. We might end up doing a few repairs if
local people go home and bring things back. (And bonus points for
wearing a Halloween costume (wink.))
The new Library is a pleasant 3/4 mile walk (or bike) along the Colma
Creek Centennial Way Trail from the South San Francisco BART if you want
to take public transit. See other options here:
Hope to see you there! -Peter
Peter Mui @ Fixit Clinic
www.fixitclinic.org – Fortifying exuberant, resilient communities
through do-it-together fix-n-learn disassembly and discovery
+1 408 647 5790
P.S.: And don’t forget our Fixit Clinic next Saturday at Pescadero
Elementary School: sign up to Fixit Coach at
WHAT: Fixit Clinic MVI (1006) Pescadero Elementary School
WHEN: Saturday, Nov 4, 11AM-2PM
WHERE: Pescadero Elementary School 620 North Street Pescadero, CA 94060
Cross-posted from the #consensus channel in the Omni slack:
Hi all - friendly reminder about fundraising meeting on Wed. eve, 8-9:30
pm. I will be handing over the work I have done over the past few months
and making some suggestions for next steps. Here is the zoom info:
Meeting ID: 226 174 4247
Cross posted from the #fundraising channel in the Omni slack:
Fundraising meeting on Wed. 8-9:30 pm. I hope ya'll can make it!
Meeting ID: 226 174 4247
Susan says everyone is welcome.
Today I voted in behalf of Sudoroom in favor of the MOP proposal, and they are
now a member collective of Omni Commons. I emailed about them on April 20th
but didn't hear anything back, so I hope everyone is okay with that decision.
Today a proposal was introduced for a new committee to be formed at Omni
Commons to value and protect the safety and interests of BIPOC/Non-Men.
this is the original proposal in PDF form:
this is an editable "cryptpad" and
we are requested to "please leave comments in red"
actually this is a cryptpad copy of their document just for sudoroom, and I
will forward our discussion to Rafiq to integrate our input.
Other collectives are asking questions too, so if you want to be more engaged
in the discussion, please join the [omni-consensus] list! But definitely make
discussion here in the sudoroom list and get engaged.
If Sudoroom members have concerns or objections, we need to communicate them
promptly and work toward agreeable amedments. It is not an option to simply
reject the proposal, but rather if you have specific concerns then we need to
work with each other to address those concerns and come up with something
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From: Yardena Cohen <yardenack(a)gmail.com>
Hey all, I'm boosting this email with a new subject line so that it's
clear to readers - this contains an important new proposal!!!
Brief summary: this proposal forms a congress of BIPOC and non-men
from all Omni's groups, who then elect a small committee which has its
own seat on the board, its own delegate, and a few specific powers
related to addressing racism and sexism. This is an important step
towards making omni representative and accountable! This finally
begins to put our Statement of Solidarity into action!
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From: rafiq.ali <rafiq.ali(a)protonmail.com>
Date: Thu, May 5, 2022 at 12:16 PM
I added a little note at the beginning on our proposal and the events
from 2 weeks ago. Happy to provide a short statement. In general, I
appreciate the apologies made and think this can be a growing
opportunity to forge a stronger collective. If it's possible, we can
open discussion on the proposal this week if enough delegates have had
a chance to review with the idea of approving at the next delegate
meeting (or worst case, the one after).
As mentioned earlier, we are proposing the creation of a safe space
Committee (see attached). We appreciate and accept all
Alan was asking about a live center for the lathe in sudoroom. Today my
friend Rab was visiting from Austin and immediately recognized a lot of things
about our lathe.
I created a wiki page for that lathe:
A few years ago I used SSB and Manyverse to chat with cool people
interested in new ways of looking at how humans communicate.
All my social links (it’s a “social network”, you can’t use it if you don’t
know anyone on it) have gone stale and I’m no longer on the network.
If anyone here is active, I’d like to reconnect
See below: can someone help Diana as below with her Linux box? Feel
free to email her directly.
If I invite her to come to sudoroom Tuesday night: will you be there? (I
think she lives near SF Chinatown.)
Many thanks for any reply, -Peter
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Subject: can someone update Google Chrome on a Linux box?
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2023 23:46:43 +0000
From: Diana Greer <Diana.Greer(a)protonmail.com>
To: Fixit Clinic <fixitclinic(a)gmail.com>
can someone update Google Chrome on a Linux box?
Hello FixIt Clinic Community,
It seems simple but when I do the steps (listed below) nothing happens.
Aside from the constant notification that Google Chrome needs updating,
the pc continues to work fine.
I will bring the pc to you. I am not very interested in doing this
remotely but you can try to convince me if you want to - I am open to
change my mind.
update Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 when the installation is done
through the .deb file:
Open Software Updater. Select and install the available Google
Through Terminal. Type sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get
--only-upgrade install google-chrome-stable.