[hackerspaces] hacker passport, international hacker memberiship, resources sharing

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Jun 13 02:18:38 CEST 2011

Membership is handled differently in different spaces.  So there probably is
no way to exchange membership between all of them.

You might need to just start with a couple and try to get it to expand.  But
my guess is no matter what some spaces will never sign onto this.



On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 5:13 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> *From:* aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com>
> *To:* Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>
> *Cc:* Noisebridge <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> *Sent:* Sun, June 12, 2011 10:36:38 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] I'm switching for hiatus status
> >> This actually makes me ask whether we could consolidate a "hackerspaces
> membership" where someone could pay a set fee and be
> >> considered a member of several different hackerspaces. That way if you
> travel to Seattle, Chicago, NYC, etc, you'd already have a group >> of
> friends and be trusted to member-level use of resources.
> >> Has this been considered at all? I know we were playing with the idea of
> a "passport" a while back.
> Hi Aestetix & all,
> I've been asking in various hackerspaces about the membership/resources and
> it looks like that if the hackerspaces which you are visiting and where are
> you from are connected, the situation is quite easy to sort out in a
> positive way, generally paying in one of them and it is fine.
> However I've to say that from my point of view the most easy way would be
> pay in your home hacker center and temporarily in the other one which you
> are visiting. Bit more expensive but most simple. Option number two would be
> to create some group of hacker spaces which would recognise each other so
> also the status of the members etc. However what about resources/money. If
> I'm now at 091 labs as a member of Noisebridge, to whom shall I pay, how
> much and who is going to keep the resources. The arguments may vary from
> point of view that you are using resources in a place so you should support
> it. Or other point of view is that you were using resources in another place
> before, these help you to create something which you are applying/teaching
> in the "new" space so again, who gets the resources the helpers at the
> beginning? Maybe Mitch could you comment? Is your project about the
> passports about this too, is it going to be revealed soon? :-)))
> It may sounds materialistic but I'm learning more and more that strong/good
> financial base/habits are very important for creation, running and finishing
> the projects. I've plenty to learn, but I'm trying.
> Anyway I would love to hear your feedback and I'm posting this also to the
> hackerspace.org
> Which remind me that I'm around four days behind paying my membership at
> 091 labs ....
> Sincerely,
> Frantisek
> ------------------------------
> **
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:
>> Hi to All!
>> I want to announce that I'm on hiatus status for now and I've been for
>> several
>> months, sorry for not announcing publicly before (Kelly was informed, with
>> delay
>> ...) .
>> The reason for that is my financial situation which is improving but it is
>> still
>> not good enough to support multiple memberships. I'm trying to apply the
>> system
>> of becoming a member and paying member fees at hacker spaces where I'm
>> active
>> (091 labs right now). As soon as I've sufficient funding, I'd like to pay
>> at
>> least my starving hacker fees at Noisebridge + the fees of the place where
>> I'm
>> temporarily active. This may take me several months, hopefully not more
>> than
>> year.
>> So best of luck with funding, once I can afford it, I'll join the "in good
>> standing" club :-))
>> Sincerely,
>> Frantisek
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