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In case of turbulence: open source hardware's next challenges



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  • 1. In case of turbulence… Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino CEO and Co-Founder of!
  • 2. Arduino team Massimo Banzi, Gianluca Martino Davide Cuartielles, David Mellis Tom Igoe
  • 3. Arduino ecology Boarduino Freeduino Nano Shields
  • 4. I am interested in the workshop mainly because of the open-source philosophy of the Arduino hardware and Processing software. They seem to empower 'normal' people (if there is such a thing) to get on with developing and prototyping ideas rapidly. The varied home-grown projects I have seen online, are all stimulating get-on and have a go projects. And although I know this is hardly new technology (Basic stamps have been around for years), I really like the accessibility of the Arduino philosophy. A philosophy
  • 5. Arduino community Artists & Designers Developers
  • 6. I make and sell my own boards I make a living out of using Arduino in my work I use Arduino as part of my final project I am a total beginner Scale of the audience Different levels with different expectations Beginners look to the more advanced users for inspiration
  • 7. Sharing and protecting How to we get creative people to talk about their tools? Is there a CC-like model for this?
  • 8. Completed Code Components project Documenting It takes time and it’s not only code Is there an Instructables-like standard for this?
  • 9. Meeting new people Beyond forums Is face to face the only way?
  • 10. Manufacturing is easy Well, easier. Creating a community around your product isn’t.
  • 11. I’m only here for the day! Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino // Come talk to me!