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Washing machines done the open source way


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Where does open design and sustainability meet Tide? The open washing machine project.

“On the surface, the project seems pretty straightforward; draw up some plans for a do-it-yourself washing machine and freely distribute them to anyone who needs them,” writes Lisa Hoover on OStatic.com, Designing Open Source Washing Machines for Underdeveloped Nations.

The project comes with it's fare share of challenges, but I'm confident that the open source way can meet those challenges to create a better way to wash clothes in developing countries.

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Jason Hibbets
Jason Hibbets - Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager for Opensource.com. He primarily works with the DevOps Team and Open Organization community. He is the author of The foundation for an open source city and has been with Red Hat since 2003. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets for a fun and shareable feed of his open source (and other)...