Romyilano

Joined 14 March 2013
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* I like that it's a safe space where people can say they don't like social networks. In more corporate hacker spaces stuff like that can get you fired.  
* I like that it's a safe space where people can say they don't like social networks. In more corporate hacker spaces stuff like that can get you fired.  
* People are making things.
* People are making things.
* There are a lot of great books everywhere. I was surprised when I go to some tech spaces and there are no books, and nobody there looks like they read books. It's not a judgement call. There's a famous university town nearby that doesn't have any late night bookstores. It feels off, like a church without a steeple. There's something about reading good books that goes with being an interesting person.
* There are a lot of great books everywhere. There's something about print books and valuing print that makes for a special something.
* There's less of people spouting that we need to eliminate liberal arts education and make everything business and engineering. People don't treat philosophy as "useless"  
* There's less of people spouting that we need to eliminate liberal arts education and make everything business and engineering. People don't treat philosophy as "useless"  
* People know what zines are.
* People know what zines are.
* There are women who can code and hack things. I go to a lot of "women in tech" events that seem more focused on promoting ice cream and chocolate products than actually hacking. I go to those events and nobody is interestedin coding. there's a lot of people giving long speeches. there are a lot of powerpoints. It's not a judgement call, but it's interesting.
* There are women who can code and hack things. I go to a lot of "women in tech" events that seem more focused on promoting ice cream and chocolate products than actually hacking. I go to those events and nobody is interestedin coding. there's a lot of people giving long speeches. there are a lot of powerpoints. It's not a judgement call, but it's interesting.
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