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

Mars brown itcamefrommars at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 21:09:12 CET 2011

Any exposure of the term in a tone that defies the negative connotations is
most likely the best way to change public opinion and gain some exposure
for your local HSpace- imho.

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Nathaniel Bezanson <myself at telcodata.us>wrote:

> > If any spaces wants some stickers that says
> > "HACKING IS NOT A CRIME" in the style of the old skater stickers -
> > - email me your HSpaces address and I'll send some to yall.
> I think this is likely to confuse many readers, rather than effectively
> challenging their notion of what the word means. Might get you some funny
> looks, but I don't think it'll accomplish much. I'd advocate a phrase more
> like "YOU OWN IT / SO HACK IT" or perhaps "HACK YOURSELF", which might
> imply something useful even to an ignorant reader.
> Might have to sit down at i3's vinyl cutter tonight... ;)
> -Nathaniel-
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