+ FC @ NYU discuss list. Thanks Matthew. Excited to see superconductor get momentum.
and on that note, if you're in NYC you should check out HackNY: http://hackny.org/hack/ http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/764647935/hacknyorg-nycs-first-intercollegiate-hackath-0 :) F ~ ~ ~ thoughts / http://fredbenenson.com/blog work / http://kickstarter.com sights / http://flickr.com/fcb sounds / http://www.last.fm/user/mecredis status / http://twitter.com/mecredis On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Matthew O. Brimer <mobri...@gmail.com>wrote: > Hi FC, > > Wanted to let you know about a new project I'm involved with called * > Superconductor* (http://superconductornyc.com), a collaborative effort to > create a hackerspace and coworking club for the tech startup community in > NYC. > > New York has been seeing substantial growth in the startup sector for a > while now, with an especially strong uptick over the last several months. We > aim for Superconductor to be right in the center of it all: an independent, > community-driven home for local NYC startups and individuals to grow, > connect, share, and innovate. > > To do this, we're creating a multi-faceted physical location to advance the > tech startup ecosystem in New York City by pooling hackers, innovators, > intellectuals, creatives, and full startups all together in one place. We'll > have an open, non-corporate floor plan with high ceilings, lots of windows, > and an eclectic aesthetic. Superconductor will also feature bookable > conference rooms, communal couches and tables, ultrafast Internet, and a > kitchen. IKEA and fluorescent lighting will be strictly forbidden. Members > will be hand-selected, not only having a place to work together and > collaborate, but also to stay connected in a vibrant intellectual and social > community. > > We also hope to promote a lot of the core ideas of free culture. We're > building an aggregated blog to freely publish content from Superconductor > members; planning to have classes, talks and seminars by and for the > community (plus live-streamed on the internet); encouraging radical > collaboration and socialization between all members; and more. > > If you are at all interested in joining Superconductor or getting involved > (or know someone who would be), let me know. This thing is seeing some major > momentum right now, and I'd be happy to chat further... > > Cheers, > —Matthew > > // *Matthew O. Brimer* > // mobri...@gmail.com > // http://mobrimer.com > // 314.920.5052 > > > _______________________________________________ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss@freeculture.org > http://freeculture.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/discuss > >
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