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This is a makerspace in a truck

You know the feeling. You’ve got an idea, a project. You’re ready to get to work, some soldering, maybe some laser-cutting, but dang it, the workshop you used to go to got priced out of their space because of dumb Brooklyn rent. Well, now the workspace can come to you.

It’s called Alpha One Labs and it’s the work of Williamsburg maker/hacker/inventor Sean Auriti.

“Early on I thought I’d need a million-dollar lab to start all my inventions but I went to some talks and thought I could do it a different way,” Auriti said in an interview. “It was really just for me but then I thought I could open it up to the public and see if other people would want to use the space to work. It’s different from how a lot of hackerspaces started.”

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