Hackerspace

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A hackerspace (also referred to as a hacklab, hackspace, or makerspace) is a community-operated, often "not for profit" (501(c)(3) in the United States), workspace where people with common interests, such as computers, machining, technology, science, digital art, or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.wikipedia
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Metalab

In 2006 Paul Bohm came up with a fundraising strategy based on the Street Performer Protocol to build Metalab in Vienna, Austria, and became its founding director.
The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district.

Men's shed

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Hackerspaces are comparable to other community-operated spaces with similar aims and mechanisms such as Fab Lab, men's sheds, and commercial "for-profit" companies.
However some have expanded their remit to anyone regardless of age or gender, and have similar aims and functions to hackerspaces.

Laboratory

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Hackerspaces can be viewed as open community labs incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops, and/or studios where hackers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make things.
Despite the underlying notion of the lab as a confined space for experts, the term "laboratory" is also increasingly applied to workshop spaces such as Living Labs, Fab Labs, or Hackerspaces, in which people meet to work on societal problems or make prototypes, working collaboratively or sharing resources.

Xinchejian

The first hackerspace in China, Xinchejian, opened in Shanghai in 2010.
Xinchejian (Mandarin: 新车间; pinyin: xīn chē jiān) is the first hackerspace in China.

C-base

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Hackerspaces with open membership became common throughout Germany in the 1990s in the orbit of the German Chaos Computer Club (CCC), with the c-base being probably an example.
c-base is recognized as one of the first hackerspaces in the world.

London Hackspace

London Hackerspace
London Hackspace (abbreviated LHS) is a non-profit hackerspace in London, UK, established in 2009.

Noisebridge

Noisebridge is an anarchistic hackerspace located in San Francisco, inspired by European hackerspaces Metalab and c-base in Berlin.

RaumZeitLabor

RaumZeitLabor is a hackerspace operated by non-profit association RaumZeitLabor e.

Maker culture

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For more, see: Maker Culture#Criticisms.
There is also growing work on equity and the maker culture.

NYC Resistor

NYC Resistor is a hackerspace in New York, inspired by Chaos Computer Club and other hacker organizations.

HacDC

HacDC is a hackerspace in Washington, D.C. and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Learning commons

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Hackerspaces and makerspaces are increasingly being included as learning spaces in schools, learning commons, and other educational facilities.
Learning commons may also have tools, equipment, makerspaces, and/or publishing services available for borrowing or use.

Workshop

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Hackerspaces can be viewed as open community labs incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops, and/or studios where hackers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make things.

Double Union

They were soon followed by Double Union, in San Francisco.
Double Union is a San Francisco hacker/maker space.

Library makerspace

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Those generally call themselves Library makerspaces.
In the field of library science, makerspaces are classified as a type of library service offered by librarians to patrons.

Studio

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Hackerspaces can be viewed as open community labs incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops, and/or studios where hackers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make things.

Learning space

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Hackerspaces and makerspaces are increasingly being included as learning spaces in schools, learning commons, and other educational facilities.
Theme-based or career-focused SLCs in particular may also incorporate special labs, makerspaces, or vocational shops.

Public library

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The difficulties with opening hackerspaces and makerspaces within non-profit organizations, such as schools and public libraries include cost, space, liability, and availability of personnel.
The addition of makerspaces in libraries, beginning with the Fayetteville Free Library in 2011, offers the potential for new roles for public spaces and public libraries.

SteamHead

In Shenzhen, China SteamHead makerspace organized a school makerspace inside Shenzhen American International School in 2014, and SZ DIY makerspace organized a school makerspace inside Harbour School.
It is based out of offices in the United States and a makerspace in Shenzhen, China.

Wheaton College (Massachusetts)

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Wheaton College is one school pioneering new Hacker and Maker curriculums and spaces, as is Yale University with spaces like its "CEID".
Wheaton's 2014 Sherman Fairchild Foundation grant supported development of a network of interdisciplinary creative spaces around campus, including a Makerspace called Lab 213 (housing 3D printers, Laser cutters, 5-axis CNC milling equipment, electronics workspace), the HATCH Lab (digital classroom with Virtual reality and eye tracking tools for digital humanities), and a Fiberspace (with digital jacquard loom, sewing machines, and other fibers and textiles tools).

Somerville, Massachusetts

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Additionally, Artisan's Asylum on Tyler Street between Union and Porter squares is a hackerspace, where 150 members and 200 students have been participating in the maker culture since 2011.

Working men's club

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In some ways they can be seen as the flip side of working men's clubs, as their community is drawn from a similar age group and their original aims are similar: to provide recreation and education for working class men and their families.
Similarly the growing hackerspace movement appeals mostly to younger working men and women, who forty years ago would have worked on their interests in their garden shed or garage and then met others of like mind at their local working men's club.

TechShop

Noisebridge, a nonprofit hackerspace in San Francisco, held a Life After Techshop meetup to welcome former TechShop members.

Penketh High School

In 2018 Penketh High School became the first school to have a school makerspace in the United Kingdom.
Other extra curricular activities include STEM Club, Robotics and wearable technology, as well as student led clubs from 2018 in the school Makerspace.

Fab lab

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Hackerspaces are comparable to other community-operated spaces with similar aims and mechanisms such as Fab Lab, men's sheds, and commercial "for-profit" companies.