OSH Advisory Panel

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.

Outline and Video Highlights

Understanding the OSH Community

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.

OSH Overview

The definition, resources, and intent of the OSH movement from Alicia Gibb, Executive Director of the Open Source Hardware Association.

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A Pre-History of the Arduino*

Tom Igoe presents a fascinating and complex ecology of contributors behind the Arduino movement dating back to the '90s.

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Forming the RepRap* Community

Adrian Bowyer discusses the origins of the RepRap* community and how to design a self-sustaining community.

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Engineering and Design

Wendy Ju discusses her own hybrid practice at the intersection of design, HCI, and software development.

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All Recorded Sessions

Key videos from each session with a summary of insights

OSH 101, Pre-History of the Arduino*, Minnowboard* Max.

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A Guide to OSHWA & Open Source Hardware Licensing.

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OSH Best Practices, Sparkfun*, Complexity vs. Openess.

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Cultivating Community: Advice from Key OSH Leaders.

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Hybrid Makers: The Intersection of Engineering and Design.

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Open Source Hardware Business Models.

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Transitioning from Arudino to Embedded Linux

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