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What is going on?[edit]

The Occupy Movement[edit]

The Occupy movement is an international protest movement which is primarily directed against social inequality and economic injustice. [1]

Hacker Spaces[edit]

A hackerspace or hackspace (also referred to as a hacklab, makerspace or creative space) is a location where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, or digital or electronic art (but also in many other realms) can meet, socialize and/or collaborate. Hackerspaces can be viewed as open community lab incorporating elements of machining, workshops and/or studios where hackers can come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make things. [2] Note that while Noisebridge offers some resources for Occupiers, it is not a crashpad.


Hackupy are hack session or group collaboration days/nights operated by local hacker spaces with a focus on building infrastructure, technology, and general discussion regarding the Occupy Movement happening in the same or nearby city. Think of BarCamp but with Occupy in mind.

Additionally Hackupy.org is providing a list of hackerspaces open to those looking for help from Occupations across the world.

Hackupy at Noisebridge[edit]

Noisebridge is open more or less 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to the general public. This also includes anyone want to work on projects involving the occupancy. Please feel free to drop by with your projects whenever, but the more hospitable nights are Mondays - Thursdays. Please check our for details on classes that might pertain to your particular craft or need.

Discussion List[edit]

We initially created the PowerStation-discuss list as a place to talk about one of our Hackupy projects. As more and more projects sprouted up, we've been using that list as a place for general Hackupy discussion. Please feel free to use that list until we figure out something else to use.

Hackupy.org has a discuss list of its own, primarily for discussion of generalized projects with other spaces.

Current Hackupy Projects[edit]

  • Internet Box - Providing internet for general use at Bradley Manning Plaza
  • General meetup for OccupySF internet sites
  • PowerStation - Mobile power for the masses from recharging phones to powering lights and laptops
  • Noisebridge Satellite Tents - A hacker space at OccupySF
  • OccupyProjects.org Redmine installation available for hosting Occupy-related projects - for info email media `at` occupyoakland.org

Shared Projects[edit]