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  • See this video that describes the attributes of open source hardware to the general public. This video is officially released by the Open Source Hardware Association. Check it out!

    “Innovation is accelerated by the open exchange of ideas!”

  • Learn more about Open Source Hardware Philosophy from this Open Source Ecology Video and meet Marcin (OSE Founder and among the creators of the event) at the OSHW Documentation Jam.

    “It’s not about reinventing the wheel, it’s about opensourcing the wheel”

Help bring Open Source Hardware to the next stage
in New York City at ITP-NYU - April 26-28, 2013

Join us on this 3-day co-design jam to improve Open Source Hardware documentation practices and facilitate collaborative innovation.
Create and contribute to one of the several parallel projects that will be prototyped.
Software expert? Designer? Hardware hacker? We can use you help and passion!


Program Schedule
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Friday Meetup: 6 PM – 10 PM – Hands on the topics!

Initial meeting to define the general framework: the organizing team will share the preliminary work, we’ll collaborate on identifying the main problems, tools and methods, and then groups will self-assemble around challenges and begin discussing solutions.

Saturday Sessions: 10 AM – open – The core day

Groups will work autonomously and facilitators will help them stay focused on their challenges while encouraging exchange and cross-fertilization amongst all participants.

Sunday Session: 10 AM – 6 PM – Wrapping up and next steps

Morning: finish prototypes
Early afternoon: present the results
Late afternoon: build the basis for the next steps

Speaker Lineup
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Marcin Jakuboski

A Polish-American who is starting a new civilization — from scratch — in the Midwestern US. Marcin came to the U.S. from Poland as a child. He graduated with honors from Princeton and earned his PhD in fusion physics from the University of Wisconsin. Frustrated with the lack of relevance to pressing world issues in…

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Catarina Mota

Research Chair at the Open Source Hardware Association, co-founder of Everywhere Tech, Open Materials, and AltLab, visiting scholar at ITP-NYU, TED Fellow, and member of NYC Resistor. Previously, Catarina co-chaired the Open Hardware Summit 2012, served on the board of directors of the Open Source Hardware Association, taught as an adjunct faculty member at ITP-NYU, and was…

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Simone Cicero


A blogger, strategist and product and service designer, interested in co-design, design thinking and innovation. Simone is a long term open source advocate active as social hacker with Ouishare – as the Italian connector of the European collective promoting the Sharing Economy – and as co-founder of the Rome based Hopen Think Tank (to promote Free, P2P and…

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