[Space] Fwd: Next steps for Spacebridge in Hackerspaces In Space

Mikolaj Habryn dichro at rcpt.to
Tue Mar 9 01:54:38 UTC 2010

I nominate Ariel.


On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone, we've been added to the competition!
> Please read what Jay sent me below. The PDF of the rules is on
> http://workshop88.com/space/ . We need to elect an individual from our group
> per the note below.
> Send me your thoughts!
> Ariel Waldman | digital anthropologist
> [ http://arielwaldman.com | http://spacehack.org ]
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jay Margalus <jay.margalus at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 4:31 PM
> Subject: Re: Is Hackerspaces in Space a domestic or int'l competition?
> To: Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com>
> Cc: Kevin Roof <roofuskit at gmail.com>
> Not a problem at all, we're still accepting groups applying late.  You've
> been added to this list.  Here's some additional info I just sent out,
> including info on what you can do next:
> Thanks for signing up to participate in Hackerspaces in Space!
> News
> The past few weeks have been really exciting for us.  Hackerspaces in Space
> (HSIS) has registered 29 organizations, including groups from Germany,
> Thailand, Malaysia, and Australia.  We've received some pretty nice
> write-ups from Make Magazine, Hobbyspace, Evadot, Spacehack, and
> thehackerspaces.org website.  The energy behind HSIS has also moved outside
> the realm of hackerspaces to encompass other enthusiastic groups and
> organizations.  We welcome any curious individuals interested in science,
> making, and exploration.
> For those of you who are hackerspaces, we have additional news that we're
> pleased to announce: HSIS has become the participating event for the
> competitive leg of the first annual "Hackerspace Awards".  An idea out of
> Makers Local 256 with hackerspace.org support, the Hackerspace Awards
> recognize innovation and ingenuity within the maker community.  This creates
> no extra work for you or your organization -- it's just another way to bring
> us together.
> For everybody, we have even more news coming up that you'll find quite
> interesting.
> Competition Update
> Now that registration has finally closed, we're asking two things of each
> registered group:
> 1) To elect an individual and submit their name to serve on the Event Board
> outlined in the rules.  Please e-mail jmargalus at workshop88.com with your
> information before April 1, 2010.
> 2) To re-read the rules attached to this e-mail, and ask us any questions
> you might have about them.
> Additionally, the Hackerspace Awards team has inquired, granted your group
> will take part in the Awards, if your Event Board nominee will also judge a
> "merits based event" as part of the Awards.  This is an excellent
> opportunity for everyone to participate in this new and exciting event, so
> if you have any thoughts, please let us know.
> Thanks again for signing up, and be sure to keep us all updated on your own
> balloon's progress!
> Happy ballooning,
> Jay Margalus
> p.s. If you are not a member of a hackerspace, but would like more
> information on hackerspaces in your area, feel free to mail me with your
> information and I'll point you in the right direction.
> Jay Margalus
> Polymath Workshop, Inc.
> www.wepolymath.com
> Have a nice day
> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 6:22 PM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Jay,
>> I just submitted my name to the registration on behalf of the hackerspace
>> Noisebridge. Spacebridge (the space group at Noisebridge) has been working
>> on weather balloon payloads since December and we had our first test launch
>> last month. I thought someone in the group had already registered for the
>> competition but found out yesterday that it hadn't been done yet. Can you
>> grant Noisebridge late entry?
>> If so, please let me know what next steps are (aside from read the PDF
>> rules on the site).
>> Thanks!
>> Ariel Waldman | digital anthropologist
>> [ http://arielwaldman.com | http://spacehack.org ]
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