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Blog, zine hacking. Open source hardware. MAKE. Hackability - What it means, why it’s important. 9,564 views Featured in: Technology A definition: Hackability : (or ability to tinker) Ability, for a tool or device to be modified in a way that was not intended by its inventor so that users can invent new ways to use it.

Hackability - What it means, why it’s important

See also: ... A definition: Hackability : (or ability to tinker) Ability, for a tool or device to be modified in a way that was not intended by its inventor so that users can invent new ways to use it. See also: Generativity. Hacking is actually making sure we get the digital future that we want, not the one that they’re selling us. Statistics Views Total Views Views on SlideShare Embed Views Actions Likes Downloads 7 Embeds 18 More... Usage Rights © All Rights Reserved. Graffiti Research Lab.

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So grab a handful of Euros or Mao Bucks (U.S. currency still accepted while supplies last) and head on down to Gallery Anno Domini located between U.S. Graffiti Research Lab Brasil. Extreme activities in cyberspace. » Hackerspaces, members and involvement (survey study) HackerspaceWiki. Hackerspaces are community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects.


This website is for Anyone and Everyone who wants to share their hackerspace stories and questions with the global hackerspaces community. Regular Events Call-in - Call-ins provide an opportunity for existing hackerspaces to provide an update and highlight upcoming events, and new/planned hackerspaces can ask questions. First Sunday each month. Synchronous Hackathon - Hackerspaces worldwide use the internet to interact and hack for the weekend. Resources Hackerspaces Blog: The Hackerspaces blog showcasing interesting projects and events around the world at hackerspaces. Hackerspace Infos. Metalab. Graffiti Research Lab Archive.

London Hackspace. NASA Hack Space. London Hackspace. NYC Resistor » Electronics, Hacking, Classes, and Workspace. C-base. Wikipedians from Berlin meet at the c-base c-base e.


V. is a non-profit association of about 515 members located in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of this association is to increase knowledge and skills pertaining to computer software, hardware and data networks. The association is engaged in numerous related activities. For example the society has had stands at large festivals, such as Children's Day, where they introduce young people to topics like robotics and Computer-aided design. The association's headquarters, c-base station, is also used by other initiatives and groups in and around Berlin as an event location or as function rooms, for example the wireless community network, the Chaos Computer Club and the Berlin Wikipedia group. History[edit] The entrance of c-base ('Schleuse') in 1998 near Oranienburger Street in the center of Berlin.

Seventeen people founded c-base e. C-base is recognized as one of the first hackerspaces in the world. Metalab. Metalab in Vienna, Austria.


The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district. Founded in 2006, it is a meeting place of the Viennese tech community, hosting events from culture festivals to user groups.[2][3] It has played a catalyst role in the global hackerspace movement[4][5][6] and was the birthplace of several internet startup companies.[7] Description[edit] Open lecture held at the Metalabs main hall Besides a main room suited for working on laptops or having workshops and presentations, the space incorporates a library room, a lounge featuring a variety of game consoles as well as inbuilt Dance Dance Revolution pads, a workshop/hardware hacking area called 'Whateverlab', a room for heavy machinery, a photography lab or dark room (which also hosts a professional setup for etching PCBs), a kitchen, bathrooms, and a locker room.

Influence[edit] History[edit] In the beginning, the group focused on acquiring a physical space. External links[edit] References[edit] Coordinates: Noisebridge. We are Noisebridge.


Hackerspace. Activities[edit] Many hackerspaces participate in the use and development of free software, open hardware, and alternative media.


They are often physically located in infoshops, social centers, adult education centers, public schools, public libraries or on university campuses, but may relocate to industrial or warehouse space when they need more room. Hackerspaces with open membership became common within Germany in the 90s in the orbit of the German Chaos Computer Club, with the C-base being probably the most impressive example. The concept however was limited to less than a dozen of spaces within Germany, and did not spread beyond borders at first. Most likely this was because initial founding costs were prohibitive for small groups without the support of a large organization like the CCC. Hackspace Foundation.