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January 11, 2012 AT 8:45 am

Open-source hardware is a no brainer – @joi

Pt 432

Joi Ito: Open-source hardware is a no brainer — Tech News and Analysis.

Open-source hardware is on its way and it’ll foster a new era of innovation, according to MIT Media Lab director Joichi “Joi” Ito.

The emergence of freely available hardware designs and near-free components will unleash the same sort of technology innovation that open-source software kicked off a decade or so ago, Ito said Tuesday.

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1 Comment

  1. I wonder if Joi will open source the new high-res 3d printer from the MIT startup Formlab, which he invested in?

    http://venturefizz.com/deals/formlabs-raises-15m-funding

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