[hackerspaces] Sister city hackerspaces

Stewart Dickson mathartspd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 02:21:27 CEST 2012

I have thought of this before.

The sister city of Urbana, Illinois is Zomba, Malawi (Africa)
I think that there is currently no hackerspace in Malawi.


On 8/26/12 1:45 PM, Bilal Ghalib wrote:
> Hello beautiful people!
> Do you feel that interhackerspace dialog could be better? Tighter,
> more networked? I do too! What if there was a sister hackerspace
> exchange. The benefits of such a program would be:
> 1) People can develop stronger relationships with one other
> hackerspace, compared to ALLL THE HACKERSPACES
> 2) Sister Membership could lead to more hackerspace visitation
> 3) The difficulties of generalizing and sharing strategy for structure
> and process can be eased
> 4) Hackerspaces are personal spaces, data is great, but we connect in
> our spaces better than online. This will help us love one another.
> 5) Projects can be collaborated on
> Here I humbly propose the first sister spaces:
> Beiruts hackerspace facilitated by Bassam (cced)
> and
> Ann Arbor's hackerspace facilitated by Josh Williams (cced)
> Discuss!
> +BG
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