Video interview with Chris Clark of SparkFun Electronics

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Chris Clark is the IT director at SparkFun Electronics in Boulder, Colorado. He talked with community manager Jason Hibbets, late last year during the All Things Open conference about open hardware.

He answers a lot of awesome questions about open hardware, where it's going and where it's been. Plus, a big one for a lot of hardware makers out there right now:

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Why would I open source my hardware?

Chris talks about licensing and how making your hardware open source can actually propel your business forward. He also makes the point that an educated customer-base in the hardware business is key, and that open source makes that education easier. Find out how to do it right in this video interview with Chris Clark.


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