Hackerspace Gent

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

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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