Category Archives: About a website

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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Ebooks with Open Source Licenses

I got an e-mail today from my favourite graphic artist on eBooks with free licenses about programming. Here goes: Best and Free Programming Ebooks with Open Source Licenses

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Nice little tutorial on how to work with analog sensors in arduino

I was preparing for Dorkbot@iMal and one of the possible topics was going to be how to visualize some home made analog sensors, made with textile. This is a clear roundup on the topic:

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Fashion and copyright

Nice video on how the lack of copyright (in the US) in the fashion industry actually works. A Ted Talk by Johanna Blakely, who also worked on a research entitled Ready to share.

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Getting started with sewing electronics : materials and lovely switches

Hannah Perner Wilson and Mika Satomi have made this second little chapter on sewing electronics really easy for me. I don’t have to do anything except point you to their website. To get started, go to that excellent reference archive: To learn more about possible materials you can use for sewing with electronics: start […]

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Getting started with sewing electronics : books and manuals

Today I got a phone call by two ladies who are part of De geuzen, asking me : “hey Wendy, we want to start with sewing electronics into something wearable, where do we start?” Immediately I see a lot of links flashing before my eyes, books, tutorials, manuals, all with their specific qualities and specifications. […]

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