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The Galveston County Daily News : AP

August 27, 2014

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Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world — or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces.

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