[hackerspaces] [wiki] TechShop
Sung won Lim
4phlebas at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 17:48:11 CET 2013
On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Psy Tek <psytek at alphaonelabs.com> wrote:
> I think a good additional field to have is non-profit or for-profit on the
Not sure if that says much. There are forprofits classified that way
because they didn't like the paperwork and nonprofits trying to rake in as
much money as possible...
> 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).
>> 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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