This is our entry for the Hackerspaces book, which will be released around 25C3. It will probably also serve as the default site for english visitors.
Hackerspace name: Metalab
Hackerspace tagline: The viennese Hackerspace (???)
Hackerspace website: http://metalab.at
Hackerspace contact email (this might be you): core on metalab.at
Tell the story of the beginning of the hackerspace. How did you come up with the idea? How did you choose the name of your hackerspace? What was your original vision?
What are some obstacles that you had to overcome at the beginning of your hackerspace when you were just getting started?
Describe your hackerspace. What do visitors to the space notice that is special about the space? What kind of tools and resources do you have at the space?
How often do you meet? What happens at these meetings?
Describe a disaster that occurred in your hackerspace. (flood, lightning, accident or some such thing)
What are some things that have come out of your hackerspace that you are most proud of?
Was there anything that you did that was essential to the start of your hackerspace? Do you have any advice for people who might be thinking of starting a hackerspace?
- Get members to tell a story or recount an adventure associated with the beginning of your hackerspac
- Draw a floor diagram.
- Include a manifesto.
- Info: The basics filled in above.
- Text: About 500 words answering the questions above.
- Photos: 5 or more photos of your hackerspace.
- Logo: The logo of your hackerspace (svg)
Thanks! Please send all of this back to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is going to be awesome! We really cannot wait for your reply!
Bre Pettis NYCResistor