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

The Doctor drwho at virtadpt.net
Wed Nov 30 17:55:30 CET 2011

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On 11/29/2011 05:50 PM, Will Bradley wrote:
> I'd like to see the hackerspace community steer clear of military
> stuff, personally. If we let ourselves be involved in helping our
> nations' militaries, it's only a matter of time before the members
> of one hackerspace are responsible for the death of a member in
> another hackerspace. I'd like to think we can transcend that and
> work towards helping people do good/useful things.

I have been told by friends and colleagues inside the beltway that
getting involved in government and military projects is a great way to
kill your own.

"You know that awesome project we've been collaborating on?  I told my
boss about it, and now it's classified."

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