Hacker Dojo

What Does Hacker Dojo Mean?

Hacker Dojo is a nonprofit community founded and created by a group of entrepreneurs. The main purpose of the community is to provide a way for computer enthusiasts to come together and collaborate on projects with other community members. Hacker Dojo is meant to be a place to meet new people and be challenged intellectually. For members, the Dojo is open 24/7, and visitors are invited between 8 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The place is used primarily as a working space, for social purposes and for various planned events.

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Techopedia Explains Hacker Dojo

Hacker Dojo was designed for enthusiastic systems designers, computer programmers and techies. It is based in Mountain View, California, and as of 2012, leased a 4,400 square foot building in Silicon Valley with the amenities needed for its members. The Dojo is managed and financed through a monthly membership and through third-party sponsorship from several major software companies like Google and Microsoft.

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