Free Geek Definitions
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This document is made up from several previously unrelated source documents and may contain terminology that is unfamilier to those outside of FREE GEEK. For your pleasure - a few geekisms:
- Administrators of Systems and Security - volunteer group of system adminstrators that over sees FREE GEEK's IT infrastructure.
- Volunteer programmers that help develop FREE GEEK software (Open Source of course!).
- consensus process
- A form of decision making that is democratic and non-hierarchical. More info .
- council (Community Council)
- Consensus based policy group made up of FG board, staff and volunteers.
- Separated basic materials from demanufactured computer and electronic equipment (i.e. circuit boards, copper wire, aluminum, steel, plastic, etc.)
- Cast-off computers and other electronics, usually headed for the landfill or other unfortunate fates.
- FREE GEEK Database - Open Source gizmo and volunteer data management software developed by Free Geek.
- Any computer component that is entered into the database.