[hackerspaces] OpenRov Classes?

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 01:14:27 CEST 2013

If you limit what your hackerspace does to the simple stuff, the people
who've had the opportunity to find what they're good at will more likely
get bored and leave. It's good to have a mix of projects that keep people

Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly
every other form of freedom.
 - Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Florencia Edwards <floev22 at gmail.com>wrote:

> isn't it a bit expensive? I think people who are new to making want to try
> projects that are not that long and expensive, to see what they are beset
> at, their capabilities, what sort of projects are they into. Like soldering
> classes, or arduino.
> 2013/10/14 Nils Hitze <nhitze at gmail.com>
>> Good idea?
>> OpenROV Classes in Makerspaces
>> Here's what I was thinking: working with makerspaces or a specific member
>> of a makerspace to organize an OpenROV Class/Build. It could be one
>> weekend. Or two weekends. Or one night a week for a month. But we offer the
>> teacher 5 OpenROVs at a discounted rate, and they are able to charge for
>> the class, say $1k total, to cover their time and the OpenROV components.
>> This would be a great maker education project for someone who is new to
>> making, as well as a good way to make a little money on the side for
>> someone who works at a makerspace. It will also be a great way to start
>> building more local OpenROV communities.
>> What do you think? Any makerspace operators out there want to pilot this
>> with us?
>> http://openrov.com/profiles/blogs/openrov-classes-in-makerspaces
>> Saw it on FB on Bilal Ghalibs Wall (Bilal == Hackerspace Baghdad, etc)
>> via https://www.facebook.com/DavidTLang/posts/10102546959250127
>> Nils Hitze
>> Email: nhitze at gmail.com
>> Mobil: +49 179 9429701
>> Blog: silberkind.de <http://www.silberkind.de>
>> G+: silberkind.de/+
>> Twitter: @kojote <http://twitter.com/kojote>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Discuss mailing list
>> Discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
>> http://lists.hackerspaces.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss
> _______________________________________________
> Discuss mailing list
> Discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
> http://lists.hackerspaces.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.hackerspaces.org/pipermail/discuss/attachments/20131015/9e7151f7/attachment.html>

More information about the Discuss mailing list