[hackerspaces] re-vamping theory page on hackerspaces.org

maxigas maxigas at anargeek.net
Tue Feb 11 16:31:46 CET 2014

From: Andrew Schrock <aschrock at usc.edu>
Subject: [hackerspaces] re-vamping theory page on hackerspaces.org
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:01:44 -0800

> Discussion raised by Average aka dreamingforward at gmail.com
> (CC'd) on the theory page (http://hackerspaces.org/w/index.php?
> title=Talk:Theory): 
> "This page sucks. I'm going to take the liberty to re-write it.
> Most of what is said is claptrap (i.e. bullshit -- sounds
> authoritative but isn't). Fair warning." 
> Given that the theory mailing list is dead, I'm sending an email
> to the discuss list to open it up for discussion. What say you? 
> I oppose the move because the point of a wiki is to compile
> information from a neutral POV. It's not there to promote a
> singular agenda. Yes "theory" is probably not the best name for
> this page because it's more a home for cross-linking to info
> about what hackerspaces are, who goes to them and why. This
> seems important because there isn't much decent info on
> hackerspaces online that's not written by boosters (hackerspaces
> are going to save the world!) or who generally misunderstand how
> hackerspaces work (hackerspaces are going to save the economy!).
> The page needs some attention but not a nuking. 
> A

agree.  made a point about hackerspace-theory list on the talk page.  i'll try to contribute more in the next days. :)

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