Hackerspace Gent

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

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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Oh 't ain't what you do it's the place that you do it. 'T ain't what you do it's the time that you do it.
'T ain't what you do it's the way that you do it. That's what gets results.