The Sine Curve Pattern

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This page is a part of Design Patterns.

Its content is derived from the presentation "Building a Hacker Space" by Jens Ohlig and Lars Weiler.

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Problem[edit]

You did everything right. You had some big events and a nice time in your shiny hackerspace. But after some time the enthusiasm goes away and your projects are stagnating.

Implementation[edit]

Peak enthusiasm at a hackerspace has the form of a sine curve with a cycle duration of four years. Keep the hackerspace running, even if the feel-good-factor is temporarily on holidays. Chances are your space will be awesome again in two years. Don’t give up! Maybe an exciting new member will knock on your door tomorrow.

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