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It’s Hardware Freedom Day on Saturday – join the fun!

On Saturday, March 15 2014, it is Hardware Freedom Day – a yearly celebration of Open Hardware! Every year since 2004 hundreds of teams have been celebrating Software Freedom Day, often showcasing Open Hardware in the process. At the Digital Freedom Foundation (formerly known as SFI) in 2012 they thought it was about time to have a special day […]

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Introducing our project for Burning Man 2014: The Tree of Knowledge

Members of the Open Design & Hardware Working Group have been working these last few months on putting together a project proposal for the magnificent Burning Man festival which takes place every year in August in the desolate Black Rock Desert in Nevada, United States. The result is a proposal to build the Tree of […]

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Fabfuse 2013 on Grassroots Knowledge Sharing

Last summer over 50 people from across the globe gathered at the FabLab Amersfoort in the Netherlands for the first Grassroots FabLab conference, called FABFUSE. They discussed and researched ways for communities to set up an organize local workplaces like FabLabs, without large financial resources or governmental backing. Attendees came from Fablabs, Hackerspaces, Transition towns […]

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Make Things Do Stuff to Mobilise 100,000 Young Makers Across UK

Creative Web Literacy is an increasingly important issue. I’ve written about it. Many others have written about it. But what are we all doing about it? One of the campaigns I’m proud to be involved with here in London is Make Things Do Stuff, a UK-wide network of like-minded organisations including Freeformers, Technology Will Save Us, […]

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