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= What is Freeside? =
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== What is Freeside? ==
  
We are a hacker space collective in Atlanta, Georgia.
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[[File:Justin Leggett poster.jpg|thumb|250px]]
  
Hack A Day:
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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].
  
"Freeside Hackerspace is a 5,500 square foot facility that feels like it just goes on and on...If you have a project in mind, they’ve got the space and tools to make it happen."
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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]].
  
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== Our Mission ==
  
"...it’s a place where people passionate about science, technology, and digital projects can meet, collaborate and hang out. It can be an open community lab, a machine shop, a work shop, a studio or a combination of these where people can share resources and knowledge to build neat stuff."
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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.
  
Creative Loafing:
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== Freeside by the Numbers ==
  
"'You don't just have to hack computers,'" says interim President James Sheheane. "'You can hack metal, you can hack wood.'"               
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* 37 [[Members|members]] and [[Joining|growing]]!
"'That speaks to what we're all about,' Storey says. 'Making cool stuff out of nothing.'"
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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
  
(Still want to know more about what a "hacker space" is ? Look here, here, and here.)
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== Location ==
  
Upcoming Meetup Events
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675 Metropolitan Parkway<br>
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Suite 6066<br>
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Atlanta, GA 30310
  
Who we are
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We also have [[Detailed Directions|detailed directions]] to our space to help you find the place.
 
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* We have approximately 35 members.
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* 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 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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We have 5,500 square feet of versatile space in the Metropolitan Warehouses.
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=== Get in contact ===
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* Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
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* 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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* We give our members 24/7 access and lots of privileges, so we're a bit picky.
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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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