Hackerspace.gr

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Hackerspace.gr
Hackerspace.gr.svg
Hackerspace.gr logo
Formation 2011
Type Non-profit
Purpose Hacking
Location
Origin Athens
Founders Evangelos Balaskas, Pierros Papadeas, Nikos Roussos
Website Hackerspace.gr homepage

Hackerspace.gr ('hsgr') is a hackerspace in Athens, Greece, established in 2011. It operates as a cultural center, computer laboratory and meeting place (with free wireless access).[1] Hackerspace.gr promotes creative coding[2] and hardware hacking[3] through its variety of activities.[4][5] According to its website: "Hackerspace.gr is a physical space dedicated to creative code and hardware hacking, in Athens".

Vision[edit]

An overview of Hackerspace.gr main lab

Hackerspace.gr vision is inspired by the Open Source philosophy. The main values, according to its vision page, are Excellence, Sharing, Consensus, Do-ocracy.[6] It's a self-funded community, through the membership fee,[7] individual donations and supporters.[8] Every year Hackerspace.gr publishes its annual financial balance titled "The cost of Hacking".[9]

Events[edit]

It organizes workshops, lectures,[10] and entertainment[11] and informational [12] events. The events calendar lists several events weekly.[13]

Projects[edit]

Hackerspace.gr is an incubator place for many projects. Currently there is an OpenROV Taskforce on Hackerspace.gr.[14] Verese community, a project participating on Mozilla WebFWD,[15] is hosting its regular meetings at Hackerspace.gr. Ardupad is also incubated at Hackerspace.gr.[16] A USB drop is located in the central area of the hackerspace.[17]

Mobile Hackerspace[edit]

Hackerspace.gr has been experimenting with the concept of mobile hackerspace.

Hackerspace.gr Geodesic Dome as a mobile hackerspace

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°01′01″N 23°43′53″E / 38.01697°N 23.73140°E / 38.01697; 23.73140