[hackerspaces] Hackerspace crisis plan

Rose White rose at yarnivore.com
Wed Jan 23 03:18:31 CET 2013

Just saw a great article on MAKE's blog today, about community in

Much of what has been said in these threads gets covered there; *making
communities* is part of the role/task of hackerspaces.

Cheers --


Rose White
rose at yarnivore.com

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 3:08 AM, David Francos <me at davidfrancos.net> wrote:

> Hi there.
> I'm from DegeneratedLabs, Zaragoza (Spain) Hackerspace.
> It's probably the first time I write here, tought I've been lurking for a
> while.
> We've got a 2-year old hackerspace here, with a nice-as-hell space, but
> we've recently lost almost all of our members (three remaining, not much
> money)
> We're thinking on alternative economic support stuff, we've got a few nice
> things (a 3d printer, two floors (one of them mostly used as a workshop and
> the other a a source for talks etc), lots of hardware, tools, fridges coffe
> machines, a huge library...)
> Aside from that, we've got very poor access to people (We are currently
> FOUR people!).
> We don't have a very good online image, but we're constantly moving it
> IRL, trought talks and so on.
> Could you give us any guidance on how to proceed to avoid the
> hackerspace's death? Is there any crisis plan developed that can be a
> little generic to them?
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