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An important goal of is to increase communication and collaboration between hackerspaces.


The rooms are currently not bridged (2024/03), which some people prefer. All are active on a semi-daily basis, but you might need to wait a bit for a response!


Join here. More info: Matrix.


More info: IRC Channel (for information about which channels & networks may have relevant information.)


Join here. More info: Telegram (admins, bridge talk).

Mailing lists![edit]

For coordination & discussion purposes we also provide mailing lists.

  • The Announce List is low traffic, and all posts are forwarded to Discuss
  • Actively discuss hackerspaces on the Discuss List (unmoderated)
  • There are more lists available, but some have been dormant. Feel invited to resurrect them!
  • We are happy to host your own mailing list, please ask us on the IRC/Matrix channel.

Regular meetings[edit]

Join the Meetings. The agenda is coordinated here.


See Hackerspace Mentors - a list of experienced hackerspace members, willing to answer questions and offer advice.


If on Twitter, follow HackerspacesBot. Please ping @hackerspacesbot for RT of useful announces & info!

(Less active / down / deprecated)[edit]


Sometimes, hearing a human (or robot) voice just can't be beat. Join the monthly hackerspace Call-in. (SIP Conference Room available via mobile and landlines)

Planet Feeds[edit] aggregates as many hackerspaces blog feeds as possible, including hackerspaces | flux.

Currently available in English. See that announcement to have your hackerspace's feed included.

Microblogging (deprecated)[edit]

If you're on, join the hs group: use !hs or !hackerspaces or !hacklabs or !hacklab to notify the group when you micro-blog.

Static & Moving Images[edit]

Check the Hackerspaces Xchange group for resources to be shared between spaces.

Some hackerspaces are remotely viewable to some extent via Webcams.