Making Makerspaces: Gui Cavalcanti of Artisan’s Asylum

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Gui Cavalcanti, founder of Artisan’s Asylum, hosted a How to Make a Makerspace session at Maker Faire Bay Area in May of 2013, then documented the adventure in a series of blog posts for Make: Acquiring Insurance Creating a Business Model Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab? Artisan’s Asylum also has a¬†How to Make A Makerspace workshop site …

Running a Hackerspace – Tumblr

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If you’ve helped run a hackerspace / makerspace, then you know that sometimes laughter is the only solution for the patterns of behavior found in all our spaces. Someone with a great sense of humor and a ton of animated .gifs shares the experience on the “Running a Hackerspace” tumblr. Warning: Frequently and very appropriately NSFW.

The Makerspace Playbook

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Thinking of starting a makerspace (or hackerspace) in your community? MakerEd, the non-profit arm of Maker Media¬†created a Makerspace Playbook¬†that is filled with information on the organization, tools, roles and much, much, more that you’ll need to get started and run a makerspace. Click here to request the playbook from MakerEd.