Hackerspaces

The Old Print Works, Birmingham

fizzPOP’s potential new ‘space The space available at OPW is huge, but mostly shared. Location-wise, it is here. Yes, nearly all that building is the OPW! The first shots below show the bit that would be exclusively ours, once drywalled, and then I walked down the corridor taking shots to give an idea of the…

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Hackspaces

I haven’t written about Hackspaces specifically here before, which is more than a little remiss. I’m what I would term “slightly active” due to being really busy in general, and if you want to add anything, drop in a comment. Birmingham has a small group called “FizzPop” which meets in shared space in the Jewellery…

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Kickstarter is dead, long live… who? & how?

Last year, Kickstarter, concerned about the public thinking they were a shop, made some changes. http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/27/technology/startups/kickstarter-products/index.html In short, in September they banned technology projects from running without a working prototype, and they banned the offer of multiple items as a reward.   That these changes have killed the Kickstarter technology arena for (some) new starts…

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