[hackerspaces] Inter-Hackerspace Cooperation and Membership

Sean Bonner seanbonner at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 00:27:14 CET 2010

I'm wondering if that is a C-Base specific issue?

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Olle Jonsson <olle.jonsson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 1) Has anyone here been refused access or admission to another hackerspace?
> [snip]
>> "Well, we are not a Zoo and do not peak around the corner, that's Private"
> +1 with precisely that experience. I thought that door might lead to a
> lavatory, but was promptly guided out. "Members only."
> Openness is quite difficult. Here is a little reflection on that:
> Tonight, we had a super-success with people just pouring in, like a
> quiet rock concert, to see a RepRap in action. Standing room only. A
> short talk was done (over when I arrived).
> Most of the people left after the demo was concluded. I didn't get to
> shake many new hands, we didn't really create a "social space" where
> people should do something (say, introduce themselves, and tell the
> world a new idea, or write their email address down on a list, or
> donate in a box). There is a lesson in there, to be learned, I guess.
> To the new people, none of us regulars were approachable, we didn't
> look any different from the rest of the visitors. No badges, no
> special hats.
> -O
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