Press Kit

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Press contact: press@noisebridge

We are located at 2169 Mission St., San Francisco.

We've gotten press coverage before, take a look.

What we do

Noisebridge is a hacker space.

Hacker, that is, not as in "computer criminal" but as in "people who like making new things and exploring how old ones work". (See also these two essays.)

See our Events page for examples of what we do.

Probably the best time for press to come to the space to meet a lot of people would be during 5 Minutes of Fame, our monthly series of lightning talks. Of course, if any of our other events interest you, you can come to those also.

We ask that you first contact us at the press email above before coming to the space, and identify yourself as a member of the press to anyone you speak to. The easiest way to do this is to ask someone to introduce you to the group at the beginning of an event.

Please note that photography is not allowed in the space without the permission of the people being photographed.



Here are some projects that our members are involved in:

  • 5 Minutes of Fame (video, live and archived streaming) Noisebridge's monthly series of lightning talks on widely diverse subjects
  • Brain Machine (details) creates hallucinations and aids meditation by flashing lights and sound with special goggles
  • MakerBot lets you create almost anything up to 4"x4"x6" in size out of ABS plastic
  • Northpaw Anklet (details) lets the wearer instinctively sense which direction is North
  • TV-B-Gone makes it easy to turn of TVs
  • Tor anonymity project allows users to use the Internet anonymously by sending traffic through several other computers before its destination
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