Hackerspace Gent

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

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'.