If you are reading this as a prospective member, please skip to the second section.
Guests are permitted limited access to the space during open events (e.g. Tuesday Open Nights or Themed Thursdays) or when accompanied by a member of the space. However they are not permitted use of the space tools or consumables outside of the guest allowance. Guests wishing to become members are asked to follow the procedure below. An email (contents also below) should be sent to the new member for return to the public discussion list.
You should sign up to the
Once you are subscribed to these lists, please fill in your own responses to the following points, and email them to the 57north-discuss list. If this is proving to be a challenge, just come in and ask on an open night or on irc.
Use the email subject header: Member Application Intro:
1. **Your Name (nick):** e.g. Arthur Dent (earthman) 2. **Your Background** e.g. I formally lived in the West Country before moving here due to an unplanned uprooting. I am an out-of-work actor partial to hot tea and dressing gowns. 3. **Your Hacklab-related Interests** e.g. I have an interest in travel and ebook reading. I enjoy hacking bathtowels in new and interesting ways. 4. **What knowledge can you bring hacklab community?** e.g. I can understand all languages known to creation and have experience with very low-budget orbital hardware. 5. **What do you wish to learn from the hacklab community?** e.g. I wish to gain more hands-on independent knowledge about electronics and product design in general, so that if the world ends I can at least fix my digital watch. 6. **Link to photo (not essential but useful)** e.g. http://bit.ly/1jKeE6l
Please do not attach your photo to the email. If you're not able to link to the photo hosted on a web server, leave it out. Attachments are duplicated along with the message and sent to all current subscribers to the hackerspace mailing list, and photos can be large files, which can annoy our members and upset our mailing list server.
The following is a quick guide on joining our two main mail-lists:
Our firstname.lastname@example.org list is mainly used for open announcements by organisers and 'holds on' to emails from people until a list moderator approves it to go out.
Our email@example.com list allows subscribed people to email out to all automatically once they are subscribed . “Reply” buttons clicked when reading announcement emails *should* automatically use firstname.lastname@example.org to send their reply but some email apps don't do this properly, sadly.
To receive announcement emails (if you don't already), you need to join/subscribe to the so-called 'announce mailing-list'. To join, either:
To send emails to the group, or to respond back to the group (if your cannot do this already), you need to join/subscribe to the so-called 'discuss mailing-list'. To join, either:
Please read the 57north Articles of association for full membership terms. This can be found at on github