[hackerspaces] Out with the "hackers"... In with the "makers" and the "fixers"
farmckon at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 23:51:03 CET 2011
As a distributed peer to peer movement, I think every space or group
or community should decide what they want to call themselves. From
Artist Aslyum to NoiseBridge to NYCResistor, from Makerspace to
Hackerspace to Fab Lab, whatever.
What matters is doing cool projects, getting people accustom to
technology, and demystifying the science and engineering that is now
so vital to our species.
If you find it clearer and simpler to be a makerspace, awesome! Good
for you, no one is telling you not to. If you think it's better to
be 'The hackerspace movement' then use that term. Whatever works for
you! Call it whatever you want, as long as you are questioning
technology, getting hands on, teaching people, and doing cool
- Far McKon
http://www.FarMcKon.net "Creatively Maladjusted"
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