[hackerspaces] Hackerspaces Re:Foundation (Was Re: Abuse Of Power)

Mark Janssen dreamingforward at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 22:29:38 CEST 2013

On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Sean Bonner <sean at seanbonner.com> wrote:
>> The other major point in using the word "hacker" is that it has major
>> negative connotations when seeking funding form the commercial sector.
>>  It could be argued that we (sf_x) probably lost our space because of
>> the confusion surrounding that word.
> I would just like to say fuck that.
> We are hackers, it's not our fault or problem that some people are stupid
> and like to wring their hands about hollywood misinterpretations of the word
> - if anything that should make our resolve that much stronger to show what
> hackers really are.

Haha, I agree, but then your getting into the #Occupy space and out of
the hackerspaces, because the hackerspaces don't have an economic
model at the moment.  Now if you want to talk about activism then I
can talk that too and been in jail for it.


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