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tutorials:onboarding [2016/01/08 20:50]
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rsim
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-===== How Hackspaces Work (And VHS In Particular) =====+===== How Hackspaces Work (and VHS In Particular) =====
  
-Welcome to VHS! The majority of you have never seen a hackspace before, and there is often a little bit of culture shock. It is an unusual model that can seem strange and intimidating at first. But don'​t ​fear! Here is a quick primer to get you up to speed.+Welcome to VHS! The majority of you have never seen a hackspace before, and there is often a little bit of culture shock. It is an unusual model that can seem strange and intimidating at first. But do not fear! Here is a quick primer to get you up to speed.
  
 === Entirely member-funded === === Entirely member-funded ===
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 The huge majority of it goes to rent, followed by services and some tool upkeep. The huge majority of it goes to rent, followed by services and some tool upkeep.
  
-Almost everything you see at VHS has been a donation, or purchased using funds sp+Almost everything you see at VHS has been a donation, or purchased using these funds.
  
  
-=== Do-Ocracy ​===+=== Do-ocracy ​===
  
 Along the same lines, there is no one collecting a paycheque here. There is no one in charge of cleaning up, organizing the space, or fixing the tools. That is //you//! If you see something that needs to get done, take 2 minutes of your day, and do it! Along the same lines, there is no one collecting a paycheque here. There is no one in charge of cleaning up, organizing the space, or fixing the tools. That is //you//! If you see something that needs to get done, take 2 minutes of your day, and do it!
  
-The system works because everyone helps pick the slack. This is what makes us awesome!+The system works because everyone helps pick up the slack. This is what makes us awesome!
  
  
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