open source hardware

open wires
The Open Source Hardware Documentation Jam will be held on April 26-28 in New York. We always thought the power of open source hardware lies in the ability to build upon others’ work and, when it comes to hardware, good documentation is the key to making this happen.
0 comments Posted 27 Mar 2013 by Simone Cicero Feed
change the model
I spoke with John Nicol at MakerPlane about their passionate team of contributors from all over the world who are designing and building a full-sized two seat Light Sport Aircraft. Their mission is to "create innovative and game-changing aircraft, avionics and related systems and the... Read more
0 comments Posted 7 Jan 2013 by Ted Brunell (Red Hat) Feed
open innovation
The participatory ethic of open source software has become so widespread these days that it is migrating into some unexpected places... like musical instruments, tractors and ecological technology. Chances are you haven’t heard about the Zoybar—a modular instrument loosely based on the guitar. As... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 Nov 2012 by David Bollier Feed
On the second semester of 2010, I had one of those great ideas for a short movie. I sat down and wrote the story, thinking about the narrative, the characters, the setting and pretty much everything that would relate to production. Finishing that, I just thought to myself: “now wouldn't it be nice... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Apr 2011 by flavio freitas Feed
After last September's Open Hardware Summit, today version 1.0 of the Open Source Hardware Definition was released. Last summer, people and groups that included Bug Labs, MakerFaire, Creative Commons, The New York Hall of Science, and littleBits gathered to plan the first Open Hardware Summit. The... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Feb 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed