10,000 devices recorded on our database
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.
Restarter profile: Meet Monique
Monique is a software developer who loves simple fixes and a decent pair of shoes. She fondly remembers her math teacher who abandoned the curriculum to teach her Fortran.
Restarter Profile: Meet Stefania
An Italian sound engineer, she shocked her future course convenors by acing the entrance exam, as a woman. Stefania loves repairing at community events because it helps her feel connected to others.
Guest post: The meaning of community repair
Maker and Hackney Fixer Bridget Harvey shares some insights in the deeper meanings of community repair. This guest blog post was originally a lightning talk delivered at Fixfest in October 2017.
Get (re)Started this Volunteers Week
Happy National Volunteers week! Chances are, if you’ve ever been to a Restart Party you’ve met and worked with some of our volunteer Restarters or hosts. They are why we’re a people-powered platform for change, after all. Changing the world isn’t easy though, and we could always use your help! If you’re looking to get started […]