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[DPRG] Permanent Meeting Location

Subject: [DPRG] Permanent Meeting Location
From: ed at okerson.com ed at okerson.com
Date: Thu Jan 28 14:47:40 CST 2010

Have you considered the TechShop model?

http://techshop.ws/tssf.html

Perhaps some sort of hybrid.

Ed Okerson

> I'm glad people are as excited about this as I am!
>
> I've been thinking about this seriously since about November, and over
> the past few months I've contacted several of the other successful
> hackerspaces around the country.  I've learned a lot, like how
> insurance works.  There is a "formula"  (some call it a "design
> pattern") for hackerspaces, and I got answers to a lot of these
> questions.
>
> The upshot out of all of it is "yes, it is possible", both financially
> and organizationally.
>
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 11:33 AM, R. Steven Rainwater
> <srainwater at ncc.com> wrote:
>> I'm sure Ed or someone will
>> present a more detailed description of the planning at the next monthly
>> meeting.
>
> I'll be giving a presentation at some point.  I can get all Ross Perot
> with charts and stuff too, but I'll spare you guys.  The spreadsheets
> do work out; it all comes down to getting enough people to sign up for
> it.
>
> Ed
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