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 are celebrating, as we’ve reached over 10,000 devices recorded through our database, affectionately known as the Fixometer. We are collecting this data together with our network, which consists of 60 groups in 12 countries.
On Saturday in Manchester, 59 community repair activists from all over the UK got together to mingle, share, help each other out and think collectively about growing our movement and bringing down the barriers to repair and longer-lasting products.
After summer holidays in August, we are back on Restart Radio. We now have a new slot with Resonance 104.4FM at 5pm on the second Tuesday of each month. We will also keep producing a monthly podcast with Dave Pickering, which will be published on our website.
We’re offering way more to volunteers than just our “Fixometer” which is becoming the engine driving a much larger online platform. Read about what we have in the works, for public beta release later in July.