August 2013

Jeremy Blum’s “Exploring Arduino” at this years OHS

Jeremy Blum will be present at this years OHS to speak and sign his new book Exploring Arduino. The book was written for any tech-savvy person of any age who wants to explore using electronics and programming for the first time, or who wants to expand upon their existing engineering knowledge. Its a comprehensive overview on […]

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Ready, Set, Hack!

For the next month, the Summit Chairs will be featuring information about our accepted speakers, demos, sponsors and posters.  If you wish to be featured please email or tweet Addie   Wyolum has made it possible for anyone to edit their badge the day of the Summit.  Justin has already written a program called “wifit” […]

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Nominations for OSHWA board member positions

OSHWA is looking for 5 new faces to join the board of directors for the Open Source Hardware Association. Please fill out this form to become a nominee or forward the link to the person you wish to nominate for them to fill out. The purpose of this form will be to tell voting members a bit […]

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littleBits to demo at OHS!

littleBits is an opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. The littleBits system consists of tiny circuit-boards with specific functions engineered to snap together with magnets. No soldering, no wiring, no programming. Each bit has a specific function (light, sound, sensors, buttons, thresholds, pulse, motors, etc), […]

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Apitronics will demo at this years OHS!

For the next month, the Summit Chairs will be featuring information about our accepted speakers, demos, sponsors and posters.  If you wish to be featured please email or tweet Addie   Apitronics develops a wireless platform for outdoor environments. The focus is on being able to prototype easily when deploying battery powered sensors and actuators. […]

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Tiny Tinkering Platforms at OHS

For the next month, the Summit Chairs will be featuring information about our accepted speakers, demos, sponsors and posters.  If you wish to be featured please email or tweet Addie Tom Jenkins and Ian Bogost created the “tiny tinkering” platform to help people solve small-scale problems in their everyday lives. In their systems, gratification comes […]

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Sophi Kravitz will be speaking at this years OHS!

For the next month, the Summit Chairs will be featuring information about our accepted speakers, demos, sponsors and posters.  If you wish to be featured please email or tweet Addie Sophi Kravitz is an engineer whose company, MIX, develops behavioral training products for scientists and consumers. She will speak at this years OHS about a […]

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Adapteva’s Andreas Olofsson to speak at OHS.

  Making parallel computing easy to use has been described as “a problem as hard as any that computer science has faced”. With such big challenges ahead, we need to make sure that every programmer has access to cheap and open parallel hardware and development tools. Unfortunately, the industry standard has to date been for […]

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100km on 1 liter .. at this years OHS.

The Desafio 100km 1liter race: The challenge is not only to cover the distance of 100 km with only 1 liter of gas (235 MPG) but to compete with other participants in a race using cars developed with open source hardware. After registering, student teams build a vehicle using Open Hardware and participate in the […]

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Be Awesome, to Everyone

You may not have noticed but last year OSHWA adopted some conference policies. This step was encouraged by a friend and member of the open hardware community, Lenore of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, and we happily complied. Luckily, the folks at the Ada Initiative made it easy, they have example drafts of conference policies pretty […]

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