Open Hardware Summit 2012: USB and Open Hardware presentation

Here is a recording of the “USB and Open Hardware: A Sketchy History” presentation Ian gave at the Open Hardware Summit 2012. The presentation covers the history and conflicts between USB and Open Hardware. Audio feed is direct from the H1N and a lapel microphone. Shaky cam by our very own Mad Skillz. Ian tried […]

Workshop Update for September 11th, 2012

Today we built up 14 Nixie Display boards, trying to figure out how to connect the sockets without stripping 240 individual 3″ wires. We also started working on some illustrations for the OHS 2012 USB presentation. We made some models, and are in the process of rendering them. You can check out a preview video […]

OHS 2012 idea: Who’s doing indy cottage manufacturing?

There’s a lot of people doing small scale manufacturing now. A lot of it is open source related, much isn’t. Identifying the various groups and their association with open source is an idea inspired by a discussion with Jeff from MightOhm. It’s not fleshed out enough to submit this time, but we’re posting it up […]

OHS 2012 poster proposal: Get your stuff made: open hardware manufacturing

Open Hardware Summit talk, poster, and demo proposals are due today. As always, we post our conference applications to give you an inside look and a template for your own submissions. We want a backup if the USB vendor ID proposal isn’t accepted, so we submitted the ‘Get your stuff made‘ presentation as a poster. […]

OHS 2012 talk proposal: A sketchy history: USB and open hardware

Open Hardware Summit talk, poster, and demo proposals are due today. As always, we publish our conference applications to give you an inside look and a template for your own submissions. This year we revised and resubmitted a talk proposal on USB vendor IDs and open source. This was rejected last year, though the two […]