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= What is Freeside? =
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== What is Freeside? ==
  
We are the largest makerspace in the Southeast, located the West End in Atlanta, Georgia.
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[[File:Justin Leggett poster.jpg|thumb|250px]]
  
(Still want to know more about what a "hacker space" is ? Look here, here, and here.)
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Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, [[Our Space|located]] in the [http://www.metropolitanwarehouses.com Metropolitan Warehouses], West End, Atlanta, Georgia. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. We are making the future. Our members are engaged in amazing [[Projects]] and love to [[Classes|share knowledge]]. We [http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the [https://creativecommons.org/licenses Creative Commons license].
  
Upcoming Meetup Events
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Browse this website or see our [[FAQ]] for more details.
  
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Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We are actively in pursuit of our own 501(c)3 status exempt for education purposes. In the meantime, we have fiscal sponsorship to accept tax-deductible [[Donations|donations]].
  
Who we are
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== Our Mission ==
  
* We have approximately 35 members.
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Freeside Technology Spaces, a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.
* We are coders, makers, and information security researchers.
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* We are a Georgia nonprofit corporation, organized for public benefit.
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=== Our Mission ===
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== Freeside by the Numbers ==
Freeside Technology Spaces, Inc., a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community
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=== The Space ===
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* 37 [[Members|members]] and [[Joining|growing]]!
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* 6,000 square feet
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* 22 [[Our_Space|zones]] of awesomeness
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* 1 cat puzzle
  
We have 5,500 square feet of versatile space in the Metropolitan Warehouses.
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== Location ==
  
=== Get in contact ===
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* Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
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<h3>Upcoming Events</h3>
* Come to a meeting! Calendar is to the right ->
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* Check out our blog.
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* Join our mailing list.
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* Chat in IRC: #freesideatl on Freenode. ( Click here to chat from your browser! )
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* Follow our Twitter account.
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* Join our Facebook group.
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* Come to one of our Meetups.
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=== How to join ===
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675 Metropolitan Parkway<br>
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Suite 6066<br>
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Atlanta, GA 30310
  
* We give our members 24/7 access and lots of privileges, so we're a bit picky.
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We also have [[Detailed Directions|detailed directions]] to our space to help you find the place.
 
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* ...but we're friendly and open to having new people join. Read about the joining process.
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=== How we're funded  ===
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* Basic expenses are covered by member dues.
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* 10% of our membership is reserved for "starving hackers": full time students or recently laid off people.
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* We seek grants, teach seminars, and hold fund-raisers to offset monthly costs and equipment purchases.
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* We also accept donations!
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Revision as of 16:58, 24 February 2013


What is Freeside?

Justin Leggett poster.jpg

Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, located in the Metropolitan Warehouses, West End, Atlanta, Georgia. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. We are making the future. Our members are engaged in amazing Projects and love to share knowledge. We meet regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the Creative Commons license.

Browse this website or see our FAQ for more details.

Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We are actively in pursuit of our own 501(c)3 status exempt for education purposes. In the meantime, we have fiscal sponsorship to accept tax-deductible donations.

Our Mission

Freeside Technology Spaces, a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.

Freeside by the Numbers

Location

Upcoming Events

675 Metropolitan Parkway
Suite 6066
Atlanta, GA 30310

We also have detailed directions to our space to help you find the place.

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