[hackerspaces] Hackerspace mouvement today

Matej NemĨek ybdaba at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 19:12:50 CEST 2018

Hello from Bratislava,

we had to move slightly out from hackerspace environment as it didn't
workout to cowork life, which fits better for members
We set nice web https://cowork.progressbar.sk and we are literally full and
booked everyday and still doing private r&d in background for local


On Tue, 10 Apr 2018, 06:55 Cecilia Tanaka, <cecilia.tanaka at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 21:57 Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
> 300 seems like a lot.  Can't have much of a community with that many
>> people.
> Yup, agreed.  Something that disappointed me a lot in the last years was
> watching all the huge ego trips around some communities.
> At least in my country, in a very strange and creepy way, being a member
> of a hackerspace became a kind of "status" for some opportunist people.
> I always want to die when I need to make some researches to my professors
> and read "member of xyz hackerspace" in LinkedIn profiles and CVs.
> Most of the times, the "badass proud member" only visited the space once
> or twice, and never did anything really interesting and/or useful to the
> community, but they are paying for being a member and it's enough.  Sorry,
> it's pretty disgusting and very ridiculous in the most of all the cases.
> Yes, we need the money, I know, but we also need loyalty to our values,
> true love, sincere devotion when searching to build a better, more
> beautiful world, a future with less pains and more technologies, more
> accessible knowledge to anyone...
> At least for me, it would be the most astonishing and pure beauty...
> Keeping the sincere hope in a fair world and building it with my
> hackerspace's friends.  Well, without forgetting the fun and a little bit
> of mess, of course!  :D
> Sorry, I love the chaos!  I miss a lot the lovely nighty-nights when my
> friends were completely drunk, trying to teach me Crypto, Python, and
> Haskell at the same time...  I think I didn't learn anything, but had the
> most fun laughs of my life...  It was friendship, true love...  We used to
> be a *real* community and I miss it a lot.  <3
> Ceci
> Sao Paulo - Brazil
> PS: - Flo, never trust the snail mail.  God, it's becoming slower than a
> dead slug!  Love you, take care!  <3  :****
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