Projects That Matter – Six Weeks Later

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On October 1st, we started a short-term initiative for Tampa Hackerspace called Projects That Matter. We created a Google Doc and listed a number of 30 day projects. PTM was defined as projects which: Establish the infrastructure that makes our space and organization functional Provides for the sustainability of the group As a matter of […]

Projects That Matter

Tampa Hackerspace

Now that we’re in our first space and the equipment is starting to come in and get used, I think it’s time to refocus on the projects that are necessary to immediately help us function effectively and make the place useful and welcome for members and potential members. For instance, many members are more interested […]

Donation Policy Draft

Now that donations are starting to roll in, it’s time to get a handle on organizing them. We’ve take the time to draft some policies and procedures for handling donations. It’s a work in progress and the document is open to public comment. You’ll find it at Donation Policy Draft. Some highlights: Items we can’t […]

Group Project: Superhoop

Our group project for the Orlando Maker Faire is well underway. Our first meeting was this past Monday where we tested the technology for feasibility, worked out a detailed project plan and feature set and determined a budget for the project. We’ll be building three 1 meter hoops and six 30 cm hoops which will […]