In the first half of 2015, Intel hosted a series of conversations with the company’s Open Source Hardware Advisory Panel – a group of key enablers in the global open source hardware ecosystem – about licensing, best practices, sustaining development communities, business models, path to product, Shenzhen, and the evolving relationship between the global maker movement and chip manufacturers.
The OSH Advisory Panel was formed to provide a forum at Intel to listen, align, learn, and discuss critical issues with key stakeholders in hardware innovation and maker communities supported by open source hardware practices. The topics were chosen to discuss issues relevant to developers, entrepreneurs, and makers at the intersection of design, engineering, and user experience. Please use the adjacent links to navigate to videos and blog postings that outline the key insights from each conversation. These conversations were recorded live. Video and audio quality varies, depending on the quality of each participant's network connection.
The definition, resources, and intent of the OSH movement from Alicia Gibb, Executive Director of the Open Source Hardware Association.
Tom Igoe presents a fascinating and complex ecology of contributors behind the Arduino movement dating back to the '90s.
Adrian Bowyer discusses the origins of the RepRap* community and how to design a self-sustaining community.