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.
Jamie started fixing a couple of years ago after getting fed up with headphones breaking. A Maplin alum, he now fixes for a living, but finds time to volunteer and share his skills. He loves bass guitar, cycling, model trains and film.