[hackerspaces] Out with the "hackers"... In with the, "makers" and the "fixers"

Al Jigen Billings albill at openbuddha.com
Tue Nov 29 06:57:16 CET 2011

On 11/28/11 9:37 PM, discuss-request at lists.hackerspaces.org wrote:
> You miss the point entirely.  Makerspaces (aka, "hackerspaces") are
> good things with tremendous potential for educating people.
> By using the term "hacker" you drive people away without ever getting
> a chance at recruiting them.  All over a word.  Is that what you want?
Actually, we're all doing fine. Thanks for your concern. We're quite 
happy with how it is. Feel free to stop.

What hackerspace are you actually a member of?


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