About the Foundation

Goals, structure and operation of the Hackspace Foundation

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Communication Channels

Communication channels and other online assets/organising tools used by the Foundation

Current State (Apr 2017)

  • Email
    • Helpmonks setup with contact@hackspace.org.uk
  • Telegram Active groups to supplement Discourse
    • Join these groups via: https://t.me/UKHackspaceFoundation
    • Main group
    • Tasks & status group
    • Web development group
    • Hackspace owners manual group
  • Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
    • Public chat room: irc://irc.freenode.net/hackspace / http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=hackspace / #Hackspace on Freenode
  • Google Groups
    • Long-term mailing list (Discourse should be favoured instead) - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/uk-hackspaces
  • Google Drive
    • Flexible (and private) working area
    • Hosts master list of hackspaces, insurance calculator and some other working documents
  • Discourse
    • For decisions and discussions: https://forum.hackspace.org.uk/
  • Waffle.io (died, use github directly)
    • Todo list and ideas for structuring the foundation
  • Trello
    • Superceded by Waffle.io
  • Github
    • Public repository of useful guides and reference material
    • Intended to replace the hackspace.org.uk wiki or supplement it
  • hackspace.org.uk
    • Current public face of UK hackspaces
    • High-level info on starting a hackspace