Hackerspace Gent

we love food hacking|we love smoke|we love DIY|we love anarchy|we love NFC implants|we love breaking things|we love reducing data exhaust|we love RFID|we love music|we love meeting new hackers|we love bits|we love raspberry pi|we love mesh networks|we love a*|we love internet|we love recursion|we love recursion|we love board games|we love to play|we love the whole RF spectrum|we love microcontrollers|we love bit banging|we love philosophy|we love fuzzing|we love technology|we love happy little trees|we love nerds|we love voiding warranties|we love optics|we love blinkenlights|we love pretty lights|we love  kerning|we love fellow humanoids|we love digital|we love metasploit|we love learning by doing|welove precision|we love retrocomputing|we love minecraft|we love privacy|we love books|we love ham radio|we love ASCII|we love 01100001 01110011 01100011 01101001 01101001|we love biology|we love machine learning|we love open source|we love blinking leds|we love CTFs|we love dogs|we love history|we love seamless polymer flooring|we love comedy|we love to hear about your project|we love tools|we love cad|we love the whole EM spectrum|we love vim|we love flow|we love teaching by example|we love 中文|we love blockchain|we love access|we love cats|we love action over words|we love binary|we love 01100010 01101001 01101110 01100001 01110010 01111001|we love analog|we love snowden|we love bug bounties|we love virtual private networks|we love science|we love to hack|we love variable rewards|we love data structures|we love good opsec|we love physics|we love math|we love nerds|we love geeks|we love datums|we love experimenting|we love curiosity|we love r00t|we love tinkering|we love lasers|we love independence|we love RFID implants|we love geeks|we love neural networks|we love DIY books|we love distributed computing|we love radio|we love silent disco|we love ISO 8601|we love linux|we love science|we love recruiting hackers|we love sharing|we love biohacking|we love rockets|we love learning|we love mechanical keyboards|we love painting|we love knowledge|we love space|we love cryptography|we love exploring|we love retro games|we love arduino|we love tech|we love python|we love monads|we love circuit bending|we love power tools|we love beer|we love graphs|we love electronics|we love git|we love geeks|we love 3D printing|we love chip implants|we love NFC|we love RGB|we love ritalin :p|we love synthesizers beep boop|we love engineering|we love machining|we love to hack the gibson|we love responsible disclosure|we love creative chaos|we love unicorns|we love club mate|we love soldering|we love fixing things|we love bytes|we love doing things wrong|we love snowden|we love **itcoins|we love bbq|

A Place To Call Home

Hackerspace Gent (0x20) is a hackerspace in the wonderful city of Ghent, Belgium. It is a physical space run by a group of people dedicated to various aspects of constructive & creative tinkering. This page is an ever growing resource of information about who we are, what we do, and how you can become a part of all the awesomeness.


Don't worry, we won't break into your computer. The hacker culture is a subculture of individuals who enjoy the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming the limitations of current technologies to achieve novel and clever outcomes. The culture consists of, but is not limited to: computing, networking, programming, music, gaming, electronics, lock picking, woodworking, robotics, science fiction... However, the defining characteristic of a hacker is not the activities performed themselves, but the manner in which it is done. A hacker is someone who invents, constructs, learns, shares, trains basic skills and is willing to think outside the box to find a creative solution to a problem.

Note: While we hackers are always aiming to be constructive, there is a group of people who loudly call themselves hackers, but have a different motivation. These are people who get a kick out of breaking into computers for unethical purposes. Unfortunately, some media have been using the word ‘hacker’ to describe people we do not necessarily agree with.

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Do you want to learn about science, technology and art? Do you have an awesome idea that you need help with? Or do you simply want a place to share your passion? Hackerspace Ghent gives you the space, knowledge and community you need!

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Hackerspace Ghent is built by people just like you. Read the hackerspace blueprint to understand how we work and how you can become part of it..

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Much of hacking is about understanding systems better than those who built them, and using that knowledge to do what is supposed to be 'impossible'.