We believe that community events like Restart Parties create a special, radical space for people to connect with others. A guest post by a participant attending a Restart Party run by a local group in Kilburn, at Abbey Community Centre illustrates how.
For Open Data Day, March 2, we celebrated our first ever open dive into our repair database, AKA the Fixometer. We were focused on gleaning insights from our data on over 2,200 repairs of desktops, laptops and tablets to push for longer-lasting, repairable devices.
We call volunteers who share their repair skills Restarters.
Aboubaker is a Restarter in Tunis who is an aircraft mechanic by day who got the “want-to-decipher-any-system” virus from his father. Read our interview with him to learn more about what makes him tick.