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Open Source home appliances!

If you can only fund one project this year, please put this in your short list:

The Blackrock letter, in one sentence...

The founder of a huge investment fund just made a very important announcement, and my instintive reaction was…

Forget fablabs and makerspaces! Who ELSE is promoting Digital DIY in Europe?

Forget fablabs and makerspaces! Who ELSE is promoting Digital DIY in Europe? /img/didiy-logo.png
Forget fablabs and makerspaces! Who ELSE is promoting Digital DIY in Europe? /img/didiy-logo.png

As some of you may already know, these days I also work in the H2020 research project “Digital DIY”, a world of which 3D printing is only the most fashionable part, but not the biggest, nor the most important. Among other things, right now we’d need to know something that is pretty hard to discover without _local (meaning: yours!) _assistance, because it is “hidden” behind many different languages and layers of burocratic structures and inertia:

Citizen cloud thoughts, after fOSSa 2015

I had (at least) three big reasons to be at the fOSSa 2015 conference, a couple of weeks ago. Two already covered elsewhere and one, “Citizen Cloud: Towards a more decentralized internet?”, that deserves its own separate post.