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* Ken Kenworthy, KnowledgeRealm, (instigator)
* Ken Kenworthy, KnowledgeRealm, (instigator)
* Marvin Gay, Coomunity Outreach Coordinator, Safer, Stronger DC Community Partnerships, out of the [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Marvin Gay, Coomunity Outreach Coordinator, [https://www.facebook.com/SaferStrongerDC Safer, Stronger DC] Community Partnerships, out of the [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Michael Dodson, Program Assistant, Safer, Stronger DC Community Partnerships, out of the [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Michael Dodson, Program Assistant, [https://www.facebook.com/SaferStrongerDC Safer, Stronger DC] Community Partnerships, out of the [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director, [http://nationofmakers.org/ Nation of Makers]
* Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director, [http://nationofmakers.org/ Nation of Makers]
* Enrique Cobas (ex-exchequer, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Enrique Cobas (ex-exchequer, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
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* Kevin Cole ([[User:Ubuntourist|Ubuntourist]]) (fugitive at-large, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Kevin Cole ([[User:Ubuntourist|Ubuntourist]]) (fugitive at-large, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Betty Amos (designer, educator, animator [http://bettyamosdesigns.com/ Betty Amos Designs])
* Betty Amos (designer, educator, animator [http://bettyamosdesigns.com/ Betty Amos Designs])
* Nicolas Sabharwal (lewlking)
== DC government initiative ==
From June 2017, the [https://dmped.dc.gov/page/innovation-space-and-marketplace-report-developing-makerspace-district "Innovation Space and Marketplace Report: Developing a Makerspace in the District"] from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
​There's a 77-page PDF at the bottom of the page. Lots of good information here on needs and possibilities.


== Neighborhood Artisan Centers (NACs) ==
== Neighborhood Artisan Centers (NACs) ==
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** [http://unionkitchendc.com/ Union Kitchen] (Food Makerspace)
** [http://unionkitchendc.com/ Union Kitchen] (Food Makerspace)
** [https://www.dclibrary.org/labs/fablab MLK Library "Fab Lab"] (Makerspace)
** [https://www.dclibrary.org/labs/fablab MLK Library "Fab Lab"] (Makerspace)
** [https://www.library.georgetown.edu/makerhub Maker Hub at Georgetown University] (University Makerspace)
** [https://architecture.catholic.edu/student-experience/technology/fabrication-labs/index.html Catholic University FabLab] (University Makerspace; FabLab)
** [http://www.districtmakerscollective.org/ District Makers Collective] (a work-in-progress from the refugees of the now-shuttered Tech Shop in Crystal City)


* '''Northern Virginia'''
* '''Northern Virginia'''
** [http://nova-labs.org/ NoVA Labs] (Reston, VA; Community Makerspace)
** [http://nova-labs.org/ NoVA Labs] (Reston, VA; Community Makerspace)
** [http://buildingmomentum.us/ Building Momentum] (Alexandria, VA; Community problem-solving space)
** [http://buildingmomentum.us/ Building Momentum] (Alexandria, VA; Community problem-solving space)
** [https://makersmiths.org/ Makersmiths] (Leesburg, VA; Community makerspace)


* '''Maryland'''
* '''Maryland'''
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** [http://www.stationnorthtoollibrary.org/ Station North Tool Library] (Baltimore, MD)
** [http://www.stationnorthtoollibrary.org/ Station North Tool Library] (Baltimore, MD)
** [https://www.unallocatedspace.org/ Unallocated Space] (Severn, MD)
** [https://www.unallocatedspace.org/ Unallocated Space] (Severn, MD)
** [https://www.lib.umd.edu/tlc/makerspace John and Stella Graves Makerspace at the University of Maryland] (College Park, MD; University Makerspace)
** [http://www.rhizomedc.org/ Rhizome DC] (Takoma Park, MD)


== Miscellaneous links ==
== Miscellaneous links ==
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** [https://codefordc.org/ Code for DC Brigade] of Code for America
** [https://codefordc.org/ Code for DC Brigade] of Code for America
** The [https://www.newamerica.org/oti/ Open Technology Institute (OTI)], a division of the [https://www.newamerica.org/ New America Foundation], a progressive think tank in DC. New America Foundation has some fantastic lectures and panels on science, technology, and policy. OTI folks helped the DC Broadband Bridge group set up a neighborhood mesh network, that the DC government ''was'' hoping to model when Bryan Sivak ran OCTO. (Alas, the community got cut out of those conversations after Bryan left.)
** The [https://www.newamerica.org/oti/ Open Technology Institute (OTI)], a division of the [https://www.newamerica.org/ New America Foundation], a progressive think tank in DC. New America Foundation has some fantastic lectures and panels on science, technology, and policy. OTI folks helped the DC Broadband Bridge group set up a neighborhood mesh network, that the DC government ''was'' hoping to model when Bryan Sivak ran OCTO. (Alas, the community got cut out of those conversations after Bryan left.)
** [http://digitalstewards.org/about Digital Stewardship progam] from the Open Technology Institute
** [https://www.lrng.org/dc Cities of Learning, DC] part of [https://www.lrng.org/cities Cities of LRNG] (pronounced "learning"),  mentioned by Ken
** [https://www.lrng.org/dc Cities of Learning, DC] part of [https://www.lrng.org/cities Cities of LRNG] (pronounced "learning"),  mentioned by Ken
** [​http://www.sustainabledc.org/ Sustainable DC 2.0] - several education, energy, and urban agriculture goals
** [​http://www.sustainabledc.org/ Sustainable DC 2.0] - several education, energy, and urban agriculture goals
 
** [http://www.youthentrepreneurinstitute.org/about-us/ Youth Entrepreneur Institute (YEI)] - Tacharna Crump, Executive Director
** [http://www.workshopdc.org/?page_id=7 Workshop DC] - also Tacharna Crump
* '''Non-HacDC Past Events''' (a bit biased: I only know about them cuz I volunteered for and/or hosted them)
* '''Non-HacDC Past Events''' (a bit biased: I only know about them cuz I volunteered for and/or hosted them)
** [https://web.archive.org/web/20160914185155/http://www.breadforthecity.org/2011/10/discovering-technology-fair-saturday/ DISCovering TECHnology Fair I (Disco Tech I)] - Bread for the City, November 5, 2011 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/33621330@N07/albums/72157627954349203 Photos] [https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/training-to-bridge-the-digital-divide/2011/11/10/gIQAx2YMIN_story.html Washington Post article]
** [https://web.archive.org/web/20160914185155/http://www.breadforthecity.org/2011/10/discovering-technology-fair-saturday/ DISCovering TECHnology Fair I (Disco Tech I)] - Bread for the City, November 5, 2011 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/33621330@N07/albums/72157627954349203 Photos] [https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/training-to-bridge-the-digital-divide/2011/11/10/gIQAx2YMIN_story.html Washington Post article]
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** [http://openinternational.org/about-open/ OPEN International], Founder: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/khady-lusby-9921ab21/ Khady Lusby] (Nioro, Mali but Khady lives in Arlington)
** [http://openinternational.org/about-open/ OPEN International], Founder: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/khady-lusby-9921ab21/ Khady Lusby] (Nioro, Mali but Khady lives in Arlington)
** [http://45.33.3.156:8080/bosivt.org Barre Open Source Institute (BOSI)], Founder, director and ringmaster: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-flint-98ab5b/ Paul Flint] (Barre, VT)
** [http://45.33.3.156:8080/bosivt.org Barre Open Source Institute (BOSI)], Founder, director and ringmaster: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-flint-98ab5b/ Paul Flint] (Barre, VT)
** [https://nextfab.com/ NextFab] (N. Philadelphia, PA, S. Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE)
** [https://ideafoundry.com/ Idea Foundry] (Columbus, OH)


== 2017.12.13 Virtual Reality Demo Meeting ==
== 2017.12.13 Virtual Reality Demo Meeting ==
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* Ken Kenworthy, KnowledgeRealm, (instigator)
* Ken Kenworthy, KnowledgeRealm, (instigator)
* Marvin Gay, Coomunity Outreach Coordinator, Safer, Stronger DC Community Partnerships, [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Marvin Gay, Coomunity Outreach Coordinator, [https://www.facebook.com/SaferStrongerDC Safer, Stronger DC] Community Partnerships, [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Cameron Shields, Safer, Stronger DC Community Partnerships, [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Cameron Shields, [https://www.facebook.com/SaferStrongerDC Safer, Stronger DC] Community Partnerships, [https://dmhhs.dc.gov/ Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services]
* Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director, [http://nationofmakers.org/ Nation of Makers]
* Dorothy Jones-Davis, Executive Director, [http://nationofmakers.org/ Nation of Makers]
* Julia Longtin (once and future queen / madame president, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Julia Longtin (once and future queen / madame president, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Kevin Cole ([[User:Ubuntourist|Ubuntourist]]) (fugitive at-large, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])
* Kevin Cole ([[User:Ubuntourist|Ubuntourist]]) (fugitive at-large, [http://hacdc.org/ HacDC])

Latest revision as of 14:06, 19 July 2019

2017.11.21 "Inaugural" Meeting

In attendance:

DC government initiative

From June 2017, the "Innovation Space and Marketplace Report: Developing a Makerspace in the District" from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

​There's a 77-page PDF at the bottom of the page. Lots of good information here on needs and possibilities.

Neighborhood Artisan Centers (NACs)

Background/Reference

  • Good Sources To Keep Pace with Technology
    • The Singularity Hub, "Singularity Hub chronicles technological progress ..."
    • 3DPrint.com "3DPrint.com is a news organization dedicated to bringing you up to date on all the latest news from the 3D printing industry."
    • Road to VR "Founded in 2011, Road to VR is the world’s leading independent news publication dedicated to the consumer virtual reality industry."
    • Science X "a network of high-quality websites that provides the most complete and comprehensive daily coverage of science, technology, and medical news."

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DC/MD/VA spaces

Following up with some of the other local maker/hacker/bio/food spaces in the area (Dorothy):

Miscellaneous links

Some of the places, people and events mentioned yesterday, in no particular order (Ubuntourist)

2017.12.13 Virtual Reality Demo Meeting

In attendance: