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= What is Freeside? =
 
= What is Freeside? =
  
We are a hacker space collective in Atlanta, Georgia.
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We are the largest makerspace in the Southeast, located the West End in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
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Hack A Day:
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"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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TechDrawl:
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"...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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Creative Loafing:
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"'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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"'That speaks to what we're all about,' Storey says. 'Making cool stuff out of nothing.'"
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(Still want to know more about what a "hacker space" is ? Look here, here, and here.)
 
(Still want to know more about what a "hacker space" is ? Look here, here, and here.)

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What is Freeside?

We are the largest makerspace in the Southeast, located the West End in Atlanta, Georgia.

(Still want to know more about what a "hacker space" is ? Look here, here, and here.)

Upcoming Meetup Events

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Who we are

  • We have approximately 35 members.
  • We are coders, makers, and information security researchers.
  • We are a Georgia nonprofit corporation, organized for public benefit.

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

  • 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.

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!
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