[hackerspaces] Product from hackers: resistance or leadership?

Walter van Holst walter at revspace.nl
Tue Nov 4 14:41:32 CET 2014

On 2014-11-04 09:26, Elger Jonker wrote:
> Hi all,
> One of the keywords that is associated with hackers and hackerspaces
> is "resistance".
> Resistance means that someone else is setting the agenda. Given there
> are hacker organizations with nearly unlimited resources, i wonder why
> "resistance" is still a thing.
> Is the hacker community missing opportunities to lead and thus help
> more people?

Yes, and no. The first question is: is there a monolithic hacker 
community and should it grab these opportunities? Can it do so? Or is 
leading the resistance the best we can hope for?



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