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July 26, 2017 AT 10:26 am

CEO @federicomusto controversy mars @arduinoorg open future @techcrunch by @johnbiggs #FreeArduino

Federico Musto Fraud

CEO controversy mars Arduino’s open future @ TechCrunch.

In the egalitarian world of open source hardware, obfuscation is the ultimate betrayal. Hardware is hard enough to build within the confines of intellectual property and corporations but it is immensely more difficult in the open source arena. But this does not stop countless makers from having a go at it and often succeeding. A person like Federico Musto, in their eyes, is a fraud at worst and a carpet-bagger at best. Ultimately it leaves the fate of Arduino – and, more important, popular support of Arduino – in a troubling cloud.

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Related:
ARDUINO’S NEW CEO, FEDERICO MUSTO, MAY HAVE FABRICATED HIS ACADEMIC RECORD – WIRED.
Arduino’s new CEO has spent years pretending to have an MIT PhD and an NYU MBA – BoingBoing.
“Free Arduino” – MAKE magazine.
“Arduino and Open Source Hardware” – Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories
THE ARDUINO FOUNDATION: WHAT’S UP? – Hackaday.
Arduino’s “arm’s-length” foundation is being run by CEO who lied about his degrees from MIT and NYU – BoingBoing.
Arduino: the next installment– ELEKTOR (USA).
Thoughts about Arduino, again … ELEKTOR magazine (German)
Arduino launches IoT developer kit for LoRa – Developer Tech.
What happens with Arduino project? – OLIMEX.
“#FreeArduino”- Related posts and more – Adafruit.


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