Blissful Worldwide Group Day!
This 12 months for the primary time, Group is an official division right here at iFixit! For a few years earlier than this, the Group was monitored by a mixture of our departments across the workplace.
You’ll be able to take a look at the complete story of how the Group got here to be proper here.
This 12 months, we’re a full staff devoted fully to you, which is why we’re much more excited to have fun right this moment!
The concept of getting a devoted neighborhood day is a brand new idea, born out of quarantine in 2020.
In the course of the pandemic, on-line communities grew exponentially. They allowed us to nonetheless join with each other, whereas on the identical time sustaining social distancing with the intention to keep wholesome.
Since then, we’ve been capable of get again outdoors and into the true world, however the on-line communities that we fostered through the pandemic nonetheless stay. Worldwide Group Day is meant to assist protect that effort.
Within the years for the reason that pandemic, we’ve seen a gentle improve in new member sign-ups.
Thanks for writing guides and answering questions. We wouldn’t have a neighborhood with out you!
Individuals everywhere in the world are taking the company to study concerning the gadgets of their arms and generally, study how their issues work. This has prompted our assortment of restore guides and troubleshooting recommendation to develop.
iFixit is the place the place you’ll be able to discover ways to replace your phone screen and clean the filter on your vacuum and peel your orange (Simply kidding. Mostly.) Multi function place. And when you’re not sure of easy methods to do something, you’ll be able to ask about it and somebody with just a little extra data might help stroll you thru it.
The iFixit neighborhood is designed to be a spot the place you may get to know different fixers, but additionally study just a little engineering, just a little persistence, and in some instances, just a little improvisation. These are abilities that turn out to be useful in our private lives as they train us to assume critically and to collaborate with others to search out options to huge and small issues.
We’re not saying you’ll be able to’t discover these abilities on another a part of the net. However, what we’re saying is that you will discover these abilities right here, together with a welcoming environment the place the number one rule is to be kind.
Our purpose is to attach you with individuals everywhere in the world who’ve various restore pursuits and expertise that can assist you construct your personal restore data toolbox.
Within the final ten months, our new Group division has made some vital progress in direction of enhancing the net expertise. On this time, our moderator staff has grown, we’ve added Korean as a brand new supported language, and we’ve kicked off some contests to encourage members to get entangled.
These modifications imply that Right-to-Repair sustained its neighborhood involvement even after the stay-at-home orders had been lifted. It implies that of us who had some curiosity in fixing (after we had been on the peak of interest musical chairs), now have a steady and devoted dedication to self-repair (even after the music stopped).
The restore motion has even graduated from a common ardour to state legislation.
That is thrilling as a result of being part of the iFixit Group is each a method of studying and of serving to to reduce e-waste. What may be higher than serving to your self and the planet?
We’re past thrilled that the Proper-to-Restore motion has gained traction outdoors of these already within the restore neighborhood and every day after we see new members enroll, we all know that this neighborhood is required now greater than ever earlier than.
So, thanks! We have fun you on this Worldwide Group Day!
We stay up for rising and making the iFixit Group one of the best place to repair your factor.