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The FCC And Open Source Hardware

Staff Writer | SparkFun Electronics | October 22, 2012

The FCC has a very important job: keeping the electromagnetic spectrum in order. This is no simple task, and with the number of electronic devices that use this resource increasing everyday, their job is only getting more complicated. Add to that the increasing amount of open source hardware products, and you have yourself a large group of people and businesses to watch over

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The Future According To Megan Smith

Jessica Stillman | Forbes | July 19, 2013

Women 2.0 conference keynote speaker and Google[x] VP Megan Smith gives us a glimpse of her 2020 vision — and it’s pretty inspiring. Read More »

The Hardware Revolution Will Be Crowdfunded

Matt Witheiler | VentureBeat | July 20, 2013

Just a quick look at any of the crowdfunding platforms shows that the concept of funding projects via the web is impacting a huge number of industries... Read More »

The Open Hardware Summit: The Future of Manufacturing Is Sharing

Ruth Suehle | Wired | October 3, 2012

The Open Hardware Summit was held for the third time last Thursday in New York in advance of World Maker Faire in nearby Queens. This is the first year that it was held by the relatively new Open Source Hardware Association, which is now accepting members. Read More »

The Perks And Pains Of Trying To Live An Open-Source Lifestyle

Greg Thomas | Motherboard | September 16, 2013

Sam Muirhead admits that his plan to live an "open-source lifestyle" for one year sounds a bit like a recreation of Super Size Me for privileged techies. But he assures me it's nothing like that—or it's at least a more nuanced undertaking. Read More »

The Source Of The Revolution - Open Source Hardware Is Hacking Education

Vandana Lokeshwar and Joseph Alderson | element14 | October 24, 2012

Open-source software, hardware and applications are undoubtedly some of the biggest ideas changing the electronic engineering industry. This democratisation of design and technology is inspiring a new generation of engineers – element14 team takes a closer look Read More »

The Value Of Open Source

Staff Writer | ECN | April 29, 2013

There were a number of interesting sessions and debates last week at the DesignWest show. One of the more passion filled, was on the value of Open Source hardware. Some people think it will save the world,if only everyone will do everything open source. Some people think it's a stupid waste of time without a real business model. Read More »

Three Free eBooks: Open Always Wins, Video Editing, And Open Source Thought Leaders

Staff Writer | | October 21, 2013 free eBooks are one of the many ways we strive to share open source knowledge and passion for implementing it beyond technology (but there too)—in business, education, government, law, health, and other areas of our lives. Read More »

Time For Internet Engineers To Fight Back Against The “Surveillance Internet”

David Talbot | MIT Technology Review | November 6, 2013

Amid torrent of revelations that the NSA finds mass surveillance easy, the IETF ponders how to harden the Internet. Read More »

Top 4 Open-Source PCs

Agam Shah | PC World | August 8, 2013

Single board or “open-source” PCs have become a hot market, with the Raspberry Pi selling in the millions and competitors getting in on the act, including Intel’s recently announced MinnowBoard. Read More »

Use Of Open-Source Hardware Is Growing

Richard Curtin | Electronics Weekly | June 20, 2014

...Open source hardware is the affordable building option of the future and has assumed a position at the forefront of a growing electronic components market...

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Virtuabotix Poised To Revolutionize Industrial Controls, But Is Commercial Enterprise Ready For Open Source?

Press Release | Virtuabotix , Industrial Controls | August 31, 2014

Virtuabotix has launched the ARDBOX PLC system, and is working with Industrial Controls to make Arduino based Open Source Hardware available. Open Source Hardware could completely revolutionize the industry, but will the technology be adopted in time to reap the benefits?...

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Virtumake – DIY 3D Scanners And Open Source Hardware

Staff Writer | Open Source Hardware Junkies | April 21, 2013

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how many words is a 3D model worth? 3D Scanning is taking 3d printing to another level – it is allowing people to visualize the natural world in new ways. Read More »

We Need Your Help! Join Our Fight To Keep 3D Printing Open

Julie Samuels | Electronic Frontier Foundation | December 14, 2012

A few weeks ago, we asked for your help to identify patent applications that threaten to stifle innovation in the 3D printing community. Now more than ever, it's critical to make sure the free and open source community and others who work in the space have freedom to operate and to continue to innovate. Read More »

We're Back

Ali Llewellyn | OpenNASA | November 14, 2012

The International Space Apps Challenge was an international hackathon-style event that took place over a 48 hour period in cities on all seven continents on the weekend of 21 – 22 April 2012. NASA led the international collaboration with 8 other government agencies and 90 additional organizations. Read More »