Ada Lovelace Day reflections: encouraging women tinkerers and fixers
Thanks to Ada Lovelace Day, and frankly missing the camaraderie our women skillshares, we had a meetup last night which breathed new life into our efforts to get more women tinkering and fixing
Status: unrepaired. Options for reusing and recycling electronics
About 55% of devices that come to our Restart Parties remain “unrepaired” – what to do? Sometimes our Restarters refer people to commercial repairers for help. But what to do if you would like to say goodbye to your device responsibly?
Restarter Profile: Meet Ben
Ben is a Restarter, electronic engineering student and guitar guru who was “raised by a hippy in Brixton”. He cares about reducing waste and explains here why he loves attending Restart Parties.
Guest post: normalising repair and challenging “perceived obsolescence”
This post is by Brighton Repair Café co-founder Victoria Jackson. We started around the same time and we have so much in common.
A repairable, hackable lamp named Clyde
In April, I saw an old friend at the Reclaiming Repair workshop in Paris. After years in quite separate directions, Amanda and I marveled at how our projects are related. Hers: a hackable and repairable lamp. Small projects like this help us envision a different future, where we take back ownership of domestic electricals like […]