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== Intoduction ==
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== Points ==
 
* we are Makers Local 256, you may know us from winning everything last year
 
* we are Makers Local 256, you may know us from winning everything last year
 
* what is a hacker space
 
* what is a hacker space
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** provides a nurturing environment for ideas  
 
** provides a nurturing environment for ideas  
 
*** its like if meetings at work were productive.
 
*** its like if meetings at work were productive.
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** consumer is becoming the producer
 
* other hacker spaces
 
* other hacker spaces
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** hackerspaces.org
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** show the map
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** despite or because of the failing economy there are lots of hacker spaces.
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* how to start your own
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** non profit vs. private club
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** start out with projects, or start with a space
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* possible pit falls
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** financial, fund the space.
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** good Treasurer
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** know your paperwork if you go 501c3 way
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** going to need a access to a lawyer
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** insurance
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** expect to move
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** organize the best you can
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** you can't have too much storage
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** getting rid of crap
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** shop access
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** promotion, take advantage of your local NPR
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* The Big Picture
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** practical examples of change
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* Specific Trends
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** affordable computing
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** widely available persuasion tools
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** internet
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** 3D printers
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** do it your self genetic engineering
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* ask if there are other spaces in the audience

Revision as of 20:36, 24 February 2009

Points

  • we are Makers Local 256, you may know us from winning everything last year
  • what is a hacker space
    • a way to pool resources
    • a way to pool tools
    • everyone is an expert in one thing, but not in everything
    • a way to pool skills
  • why should you care/ why do you need one
    • do it your self mentality
    • get together with liked mined people
    • learn new skills
    • way to implement good ideas
    • provides a nurturing environment for ideas
      • its like if meetings at work were productive.
    • consumer is becoming the producer
  • other hacker spaces
    • hackerspaces.org
    • show the map
    • despite or because of the failing economy there are lots of hacker spaces.
  • how to start your own
    • non profit vs. private club
    • start out with projects, or start with a space
  • possible pit falls
    • financial, fund the space.
    • good Treasurer
    • know your paperwork if you go 501c3 way
    • going to need a access to a lawyer
    • insurance
    • expect to move
    • organize the best you can
    • you can't have too much storage
    • getting rid of crap
    • shop access
    • promotion, take advantage of your local NPR
  • The Big Picture
    • practical examples of change
  • Specific Trends
    • affordable computing
    • widely available persuasion tools
    • internet
    • 3D printers
    • do it your self genetic engineering
  • ask if there are other spaces in the audience