Open Source Hardware for your machine build.
- Linus Torvalds: update on git and SHA12017-02-26 02:11
- US military opens a GitHub repository2017-02-26 01:30
An experiment in open source at the Department of Defense. US federal agencies mostly do not qualify for copyright protection.
- 3D Printing using Holograms is actually printing in 3D2017-02-24 19:11
- OpenRobot2017-02-24 18:28
OpenRobot is a website dedicated to the development and enhancement of open source robotics.
- 3D Printing: Should You Go Open Source?2017-02-22 15:57
- OpenFlexure Microscope2017-02-19 15:46
- The OpenScope: 3D Printed Digital Night Vision2017-02-19 15:43
- A Paper Figure Stand Using OpenSCAD and 3D Printing2017-02-17 07:25
When a man has children he has bestowed upon him a lengthy catalogue of fatherly duties. One of the many roles on this list is that of "Toy Repairman".
- Build your own bio-bot2017-02-16 19:27
- UK’s national standard for engineering drawings is now all BS 8888:20172017-02-16 19:25
Posted for Trudy.
- Raspberry-Pi mini-laptop2017-02-11 04:21
- OSHW: Opportunities and Challenges [PDF]2017-02-07 18:16
- OpenScope: Instrumentation for Everyone2017-02-01 15:43
- Using an Arduino as an external programmer2017-01-30 08:32
An alternative to using a dedicated AVR ICSP programmer.
- Designing a Race Car with Open Source Tools [VID]2017-01-29 22:24
- Pi-powered devices using Bitscope Blades2017-01-28 21:04
- Ubuntu Core: is a special version of Ubuntu, specifically for devices.2017-01-27 18:55
Maarten Ectors - Vice President IoT at Canonical / Ubuntu
In a world of 100s of super computers in your home and office there will be three major issues: Security, Management, & Monetization.
We have been working on trying to solve these three problems and we open sourced what we have so far. Ubuntu Core is a special version of Ubuntu, specifically for devices. You can run apps on top called snaps. A snap is a new packaging format for applications on Linux. Every snap assumes third-party code is a criminal until proven innocent. Unlike our previous packaging (Debian packages) which assumed all code was innocent until proven guilty. So from a security perspective if your code will control for example a Bluetooth device and all of a sudden changes its mind [or has a malicious code injection!] then the operating system will not allow it. You can easily create snaps via Snapcraft in any language with any SDK or packaging tool. We don't believe in lock-in so the snap format, the snapcraft tool and the snap daemon are all open source and we have worked with other operating systems on making it work.
One of the key features of snaps is that developers can decide when their code is ready to go from nightly build (edge), to beta, to release candidate and finally to stable. This allows the developer to automate testing and very easily deliver security and other types of patches. You upload a new version to stable and all production devices will automatically start updating.
via: Moore's Law in IoT will kill any hardware business
- Open-V Collaboration with SiFive2017-01-26 01:11
Open-V are switching to SiFives open source CPU.
- Murgen: open source ultrasound imaging2017-01-25 15:12
- echOpen: open source echo-stethoscope2017-01-25 15:04
A functional low-cost, open source echo-stethoscope (ultrasound probe) connected to a smartphone.