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Software & Open Hardware – reprogramming MakeyMakey on Linux

Often in Open Hardware projects you have a direct link with software. Depending on the project, the connected software is more or less multiplatform. The more “public friendly’ your open hardware project, apparently the harder it becomes to get support for Linux. Or your project is so specific, it runs only on particular systems, under […]

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Open Hardware Definition 1.0 released!

The Open Hardware definition is the result of a collective writing exercise. The definition has undergone a few rounds of feedback, and feedback collection has been done (online, forums, open hardware summit, stakeholder’s websites, email etc) and posted here for review. I’m curious on how this will be used – and if the usage of […]

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Open Hardware definition

When the Arduino people decided to make Arduino open (put the plans online for example), there was no specific license which was applicable to hardware. Open licenses started out in the software realm – they have for example been adapted and modified for text (GNU Free Documentation License) and art (the Free Art License). The […]

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