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News from the boiler room

News from the boiler room

We want to say thanks again to everyone who’s given to the New ship fund, which has been quietly rising to almost £5,000 during December. The fund is going to enable us not only to complete the building work on the new site, but also run it over the next year –...
Catching a rising tide

Catching a rising tide

We’ve been knocked out (not literally, but almost) by the generous response to our crowdfunding appeal for the new Ship of Fools. In just over two days, we’ve almost reached our target of £2,500, which is what we needed to do the essential work in building...
New ship, new discussion boards

New ship, new discussion boards

Ever since Ship of Fools launched online in 1998, discussion and debate has been at the centre of what we do. Our bulletin boards are some of the oldest, liveliest and best moderated on the Net, and they are the opposite of the echo chamber of social media, with...
A new voyage for Ship of Fools

A new voyage for Ship of Fools

After many years of sailing the seas of the net, we’re building a new Ship of Fools. It’s long overdue, as the last time we did this was in 2008. A lot of people visit the ship every month – in August, we had our best month of the year, with almost 2.3...