One fo the movements sweeping through the Open Hardware world is that of the hackerspace: a place where people can communially work on hardware, sharing tools, resources, expertise and encouragement. In Atlanta we have FreeSide Atlanta. From their Meetup Page:

Freeside Technology Spaces, Inc., a non-profit organization, strives to be the best in providing resources and an environment that encourages research, knowledge exchange, learning, and mentoring in the Atlanta community, through  workshops, collaborative projects,  and other activities that develop and support free and open source software and hardware.

So check out their blog. They also have a wiki.

Upcoming FreeSide Atlanta Meetups

Events - Freeside Atlanta

Events - Freeside Atlanta
  • Freeside Atlanta

    We are building Colonial Marines and Xenos from the Aliens franchise! Our goal will be to complete this costume build for MomoCon 2015, an Atlanta cosplay convention held the weekend of May 28th.

    Are you an experienced prop or costume builder, or are you a novice wanting first had experience working on a large project? Come join the Atlanta Cosplay Meetup for a group costume build!

    3 days remaining!

    Details for this build day will be posted later.

    Join the Atlanta Cosplay Meetup here on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook....

    Atlanta, GA 30310 - USA

    Monday, May 25 at 7:00 PM

    Attending: 6

    Details: http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta/events/221290249/

  • Freeside Atlanta

    We are building Colonial Marines and Xenos from the Aliens franchise! Our goal will be to complete this costume build for MomoCon 2015, an Atlanta cosplay convention held the weekend of May 28th.

    Are you an experienced prop or costume builder, or are you a novice wanting first had experience working on a large project? Come join the Atlanta Cosplay Meetup for a group costume build!

    2 days remaining!

    Details for this build day will be posted later.

    Join the Atlanta Cosplay Meetup here on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook....

    Atlanta, GA 30310 - USA

    Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 PM

    Attending: 5

    Details: http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta/events/221290226/

  • Freeside Atlanta

    Freeside Atlanta is a Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a space for engineers, programmers, inventors, artists, and lunatics to collaborate. We host this meeting a couple of times a month on Tuesday so that people can check out the space, chat with members of the organization, and get together to plan projects, events, and classes.

    We'll do a quick meeting to introduce everyone, we'll update folks on the progress of projects and equipment in the space, announce classes and events, and occationally feature a 10-20 minute talk by a guest lecturer on an interesting subject. Afterwards, we'll break out into a more informal open house so people can chat, get tours of the space, and check out the cool stuff around the space.

    You can get the gate code using this form: http://goo.gl/we3eWP...

    You can also get a preview of our space by checking out our photo tour page on Meetup.

    Directions -

    The Space is in the Metropolitan Warehouse complex on Metropolitan Pkwy near Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, and you can do one of two things to get to it after entering the gates of the complex -

    1 - Take a right after entering the gate, then your first left, which is the back side of the complex

    2 - To get to the front door, take the first right shown on the map. To get to the auto bay doors, take the second right shown and drive around to the back side of the complex.

    Overview of the warehouse complex directions found on our wiki.

    Street View of the front entrance.

    If you need any help or have a question, just email us at hello@freesideatlanta.org.

    Atlanta, GA 30310 - USA

    Tuesday, May 26 at 7:30 PM

    Attending: 7

    Details: http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta/events/222302317/