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=== What is Freeside? ===
 
=== What is Freeside? ===
  
Freeside Atlanta is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, [[Our_Space| located]] 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.
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Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, [[Our_Space| located]] the [http://www.metropolitanwarehouses.com Metropolitan Warehouses], West End, Atlanta, Georgia.
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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://http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta| meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together.
 
Our members are engaged in amazing [[projects]] and love to [[classes| share knowledge]].  We [http://http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta| meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together.
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We also strive to develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible.
  
 
Browse this website or see our [[FAQ]] for more details.
 
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 501c3 status exempt for education purposes.  In the meantime, we have partnered with an umbrella organization to accept [[Donations| donations]].
 
Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC.  We are actively in pursuit of our own 501c3 status exempt for education purposes.  In the meantime, we have partnered with an umbrella organization to accept [[Donations| donations]].
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=== Our Mission ===
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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.
  
 
=== Freeside by the Numbers ===
 
=== Freeside by the Numbers ===
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=== Upcoming Meetup Events ===
 
=== Upcoming Meetup Events ===
 
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=== Our Mission ===
 
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.
 
 
=== The Space ===
 
 
We have 5,500 square feet of versatile space in the Metropolitan Warehouses.
 
  
 
=== Get in contact ===
 
=== Get in contact ===
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* Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
 
* Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
 
* Come to a meeting! Calendar is to the right ->
 
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* Join our Facebook group.
 
* Join our Facebook group.
 
* Come to one of our Meetups.
 
* Come to one of our Meetups.
 
=== How to join ===
 
 
* We give our members 24/7 access and lots of privileges, so we're a bit picky.
 
 
* ...but we're friendly and open to having new people join. Read about the joining process.
 
 
=== How we're funded  ===
 
 
* Basic expenses are covered by member dues.
 
* 10% of our membership is reserved for "starving hackers": full time students or recently laid off people.
 
* We seek grants, teach seminars, and hold fund-raisers to offset monthly costs and equipment purchases.
 
* We also accept donations!
 

Revision as of 05:49, 22 January 2013

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What is Freeside?

Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, located 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 strive to develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible.

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 501c3 status exempt for education purposes. In the meantime, we have partnered with an umbrella organization to accept 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

Upcoming Meetup Events

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Get in contact

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  • Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
  • Come to a meeting! Calendar is to the right ->
  • Check out our blog.
  • Join our mailing list.
  • Chat in IRC: #freesideatl on Freenode. ( Click here to chat from your browser! )
  • Follow our Twitter account.
  • Join our Facebook group.
  • Come to one of our Meetups.
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