[Abbenay] When and where is the next meeting ?
Sebastian A. Liem
sebastian at liem.se
Tue Oct 13 10:36:34 CDT 2009
My vote for tomorrows meeting is Young Researchers office, if we can
use it. If not; some coffee shop?
Sébastien Bourdeauducq wrote:
> What the heck is Young Researchers?
They are a state financed Sweden-wide organization who's goal is to
encourage young people to learn science.
As a whole, they are big. Bureaucracy comes with the territory. The
state requires them to be organized in traditional 'democratic'
fashion with minutes of meeting, boards and so on.
Being a member organization has pros and cons. There is some paperwork
(maybe takes a day per year). You have to follow Swedish law. And you
have to have some sort of organizationally compatibility layer towards
In return you get some money and support of the bigger organization in
financial matter and such. And limited access to their facilities.
> If they don't like us squatting, screw them.
The point isn't that we /have/ to be a member organization. But how
we, as a group, make these kind of decision.
I don't think "shut up and hack" is a valid response. It just ignores
the issue and instead we just get informal organization. Which usually
> - finding a new place (why didn't anyone mention Aspuddsbadet?)
Because Aspuddsbadet is a bath, and is occupied by the people running
it as a bath. It has no room for a hackerspace.
But finding a place is prio one. The rest is kinda hard to do without
knowing what resources one can command.
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