[hackerspaces] [wiki] TechShop

Psy Tek psytek at alphaonelabs.com
Wed Jan 2 17:45:14 CET 2013

I think a good additional field to have is non-profit or for-profit on the

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Far McKon wrote:

>  Techshop is a for-profit company, so I think it clearly falls into a
> 'Tool Gym' or Co-Working space. Both Techshop and Pokono have been (in the
> past) listed and removed as 'hackerspaces'.
> IMHO, there is a clear difference between registered non-profit
> hackerspaces, 'for benefit of members' hackerspaces, and 'tool-gym'
> CoWorking spaces. I think it's false advertising IMHO.
> I don't hold anything against TechShop, they are pretty awesome. But it
> should be clear they are neither by members, nor are not a non-profit (two
> things that IMHO, a hackerspace needs one or other of).
> $0.02
> hack on,
> - Far McKon
> On 1/2/13 10:56 AM, hellekin wrote:
> > The WP article on TechShop does *not* mention it as a hackerspace. To
> > me it looks like wiki spam to pretend being a "notable hackerspace"
> > without having a single reference related to the hackerspaces community.
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