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Baghdad was a hub of art, science & ideas. Inspire that attitude again by sharing hackerspaces with Iraq.
671 backers pledged $29,471 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 9 or more About US$ 9

    A GEMSI sticker and a digital copy of the comics we're creating.

    Supporting us at this level makes you our friend and grows the network of people who are interested in supporting collaborative community spaces around the world. Any involvement is helpful!

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    Pledge US$ 29 or more About US$ 29

    A GEMSI teeshirt to wear when you need an extra smile and all the rewards above.

    Supporting us at this level starts making it possible for us to rent equipment for the two day space, each shirt = one table or Arduino kit.

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    A self-published book of the comics we're collecting, backer recognition in a comic and everything above.

    Supporting us at this level makes your hair shinier. It also means that we can pay for our supplies like SD cards and external harddrives which we need to help document and share this movement.

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    Pledge US$ 125 or more About US$ 125

    A limited edition screen printed version of one of the comics from Riwaya wa Bidaya, signed from 1-99.

    Supporting us at this level makes you a superhero. With this we can buy materials for the workshops, travel around in Iraq and buy kidnapping insurance.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    At this level the funder receives a prototype 3d printed open source heart rate monitor developed for the hackerspace workshops in Baghdad. Own a bit of this historic event and connect with this amazing product which brings with it the concept of open source entrepreneurship to Iraq. Order the first 3 if you want to own one that was made in Baghdad too!
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    Pledge US$ 888 or more About US$ 888

    Original comic art will be created for a story you think is incredibly inspiring. Help us imagine and share to change the world. What idea do you want to share? Comics will be considered for the book. You will also get everything 75$ and below.

    At this level you become a visionary. With this support we can pay for the live stream set up and crew costs. The live stream will share the 10 comic stories we are collecting in Baghdad with Beirut through the Share Conference (sharebeirut.net) and with the world through the hackerspace network.

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    Pledge US$ 1,222 or more About US$ 1,222

    An “Iraq Would Be Better If...” canvas print modified by Iraqi artist Susu Attar. At 'Amal wa Amal, our two day hackerspace, we will facilitate the creation of a collage made by attendees who finish the sentence "Iraq would be better if...". We will scan this collage, have an archival canvas print made, then Susu (susuattar.com) will customize the print especially for you. You also get everything $75 dollars and below.

    At this funding level (and above) you become a super backer and are the lifeblood of our project. Superbackers get their name/company logo placed as sponsors of our project. As a sponsor we would love to have a skype call with you to discuss your involvement with GEMSI both short and long term.

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    This reward is especially for San Francisco Bay Area companies and organizations interested in experiencing the GEMSI vision and energy first hand. At this level, you get a presentation by a GEMSI member on the latest & greatest from our work in the Middle East and a 2-hr brain storming and creative problem solving workshop. We can't wait to meet you!

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    Pledge US$ 7,000 or more About US$ 7,000

    A custom half-day program for your team or community group facilitated by members of the GEMSI team. Choose from a number of different workshop offerings: Collaborative open-source design, 3-D scanning and rapid prototyping, creative problem solving, and others. Experience for yourself what GEMSI is all about - we can't wait to meet you!
    (At this reward level we are able to offer workshops within North America. If you are outside that area and interested in a program with GEMSI, message us!)

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