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Thanks Matthew. Excited to see superconductor get momentum.

and on that note, if you're in NYC you should check out HackNY:





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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
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