29 Aug '16, 11am

Let’s Put A Hackerspace In Prison: The Hack42 Hackerspace in Arnhem, Netherlands is one of the best hackerspa...

The Hack42 Hackerspace in Arnhem, Netherlands is one of the best hackerspaces we’ve ever seen . After taking over a decommissioned military base, the Hack42 crew has filled a compound rimmed with razor wire with eclectic gizmos, tools, and a community that keeps growing the space. At this year’s EMF camp, Hack42 member [jos] laid out his plan to found the ultimate Hackerspace. He’s going to put a hackerspace in prison to create the ultimate hacker village, a monument to technomancy, and an anti-panopticon panopticon. [jos] recently noticed a very large, very old prison — currently used to house refugees — went up for sale. This prison, located in downtown Arnhem, Netherlands is a panopticon , a concept for prisons popularized in the 1800s, with most designs based on a circular structure with prison cells along the diameter around the circumference and a guard house in the ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/08/29/lets-put-a-hackerspace-in-...

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