The success of open-source software raises a tantalizing question: Could the same design philosophy work for tech gadgets? Open-source software is one of the great success stories of the past few decades. The Apache HTTP Server is the world's most popular Web server, Linux has more than held its ow ...
A roundup of excellent open source hardware projects for all occasions.
Free and open source software are no good without open hardware. If we can't install our software on a piece of hardware, it's not good for anything. Truly open hardware is fully-programmable and replicable.
So what is open hardware, exactly?
So, does your company do open source? Really? I'm not talking about using open source. I'm asking if your company takes open source philosophy to heart by walking the walk. I doubt there's any decent- sized company that doesn't use open source. But how many do open source in a business setting? Does your company *do* open source, like, within?
I'm trying to find an MTP gadget that I can port to my linux device. Most of the open source MTP gadgets I am finding seem like they haven't been touched in a few years and show signs that they possibly haven't been successfully compiled.
Open source is as much a philosophy of living as it is a method of creating software. Part of this philosophy is that everything designed by the human mind is improvable. This is a hopeful philosophy and in some cases an intoxicatingly hopeful philosophy. Open source practitioners spend no time worrying about what cannot be done.
Open source software was first introduced in the enterprise by developers who used it in secret. CIOs and other managers would assert there wasn’t any open source within their walls only to uncover multiple skunkworks projects built on and with open source.
Open source software has come a long way since the moniker "open source" was first coined in 1998. The Cathedral and the Bazaar helped to explain this new paradigm of software production, and history has proven that the profound implications predicted by Raymonds essay were not only credible, but now also obvious.
I'm trying to find an MTP gadget that I can port to my linux device. Most of the open source MTP gadgets I am finding seem like they haven't been touched in a few years and show signs that they possibly haven't been built successfully ever. So before I try to port the ones I've found, I wanted to ask whether there is MTP gadget source code that is unaminously used for usb development.