EEWeb posted an interview with Ian today. The article covers how Ian got started in electronics, his favorite hardware and software tools, and a few interesting experiences in the open hardware industry. Covered as well are Ian’s future plans for Dangerous Prototypes and the challenges open hardware faces as it becomes more mainstream.
Yesterday Ian talked with Chris and Dave on The Amp Hour podcast. Hear about how Dangerous Prototypes got started in the open source hardware, the Bus Pirate, and Sick of Beige cases and standard PCBs. We also discuss how our fulfillment with Seeed Studio functions, and the process of developing a project from idea to […]
We caught up with Mitch from Hackvana in Shenzhen, China. Mitch has spent the last year and a half sourcing parts in the giant Huaqiangbei electronics wholesale market. His goal is to harness the resources in Shenzhen for hardware hackers around the world. Like many hackers, Mitch was annoyed by how much time it takes […]
The Amp Hour electronics podcast with Chris Gammell (San Francisco Maker Faire video, Beers with Bunnie interview) and Dave (EEVblog) will have Ian on next week. We’ve worked on this for a while, and now it’s finally happening! If you have a specific topic or questions post then on the reddit question list for the […]
Ian talks about the massive Nixie tube thing and the standard PCBs to Hack a Day. The goal of our standard PCB format is to make it super simple to design a project that fits in a bunch of different cool, open source cases. Grab our Eagle library or KiCAD board templates to use Sick […]
Bogdan (Arhi in the forum) moved nearly 50 projects from MPLAB 8 to MPLAB X over the last few weeks, including the USB Bit Whacker 32. We asked if he could point out any bugs he might have encountered. Read the small interview below. UBW32 is a large project, how long did it take you […]
EDN published the first-ever article about Dangerous Prototypes. Open-source hardware suits kitchen-table start-up: Seeed Studio noticed an untapped need in the United States from engineers who have good ideas but lack the know-how and capital to start a production line. Seeed Studio’s first partner is Ian Lesnet, whose protocol debugger, Bus Pirate, became the first […]