Articles tagged with rapid prototyping

rapid prototyping

The makerspace is the next open source frontier

Rapid prototyping 3D tube
In the same way open source has spawned millions of careers and thousands of companies, imagine the opportunity with openness applied to products. It...Read more

Michigan Tech course to build your own 3D printer

In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire...Read more

The open source culture of freedom and responsibility at Netflix

Open (source) innovation
His adventure started in college with Slackware, lead him to Sendmail, then eventually to Reddit, and now his career is streaming at Netflix. Jeremy...Read more

Release early, release often in scientific research

Release early, release often in scientific research
Why don't academics discuss research before starting the work? In a recent blog post , Jack Kelly asked this simple question, and it is a striking...Read more

Protect choice and freedom in technology by choosing open source solutions

open innovation
I remember first meeting Jeffrey A. "Jam" McGuire in person at DrupalCon Denver. We talked about communities, music, and shared ways to show why open...Read more

Food for thought: Consumer collaboration on car design

open source car design
Each year automobile companies try to predict what new features consumers will want in their cars. If their predictions are right, they are richly...Read more

Open source hardware: Fast and malleable

release early and often
SparkFun is not like BMW. We will never be the company to produce the luxury market version of breakout boards and development tools. I believe the...Read more

How to get your city to pass an open government policy

How to get your city to pass an open government policy
Raleigh, NC—City Council adopts open source policy Today, the Raleigh City Council passed an Open Source Government Resolution, unanimously ,...Read more