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Hackerspaces : making the maker movement

Author: Sarah R Davies
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A new industrial revolution. The age of making. From bits to atoms. Many people are excited by the possibilities offered by new fabrication technologies like 3D printers, and the way in which they  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah R Davies
ISBN: 9781509501175 1509501177
OCLC Number: 979986474
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction There are a number of places this book could begin 2. Craft, DIY and Active Leisure It started with Stitch 'n' Bitch 3. Histories of Hacking and Making There should be diversity in the hackerspace movement, he says 4. How do Hackerspaces Work? Hacker and makerspaces can look, feel and smell quite different 5. The Hacker Spirit I'm a big advocate for this sort of lifestyle and culture 6. How do Hackerspaces Really Work? They don't have a sense of community that you find in a hackerspace 7. Exclusion Whatever it is females like to talk about 8. Cool Projects Rather, it was a Trojan horse 9. Emancipation and Commodification This was a movement that could do something good 10. Who is a Hacker? No one is claiming that involvement in a quilting circle is going to prompt a new industrial revolution 11. Conclusion Two reasons hacking is timely, and three reasons it is conflicted Notes Index
Responsibility: Sarah R. Davies.


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"This is a well-written guide to hackerspaces and the rise of the maker movement. The book pleasingly embraces all kinds of making a point made from the first page onwards, where sourdough-making is Read more...

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