Sociological open HW challenges (Was: Re: What's the real problem with wireless on the Ben?)

Rasmus Wikman rasmus.wikman at
Wed Sep 14 13:00:18 EDT 2011

On Sep 14, 2011, at 5:52 PM, Wolfgang Spraul wrote:

>> I think that free software was/is easy, hardware will be a tough
>> bite to swallow for western civilisation since we've deconstructed
>> our factories and outsourced it to Asia, for the most part.
> No worries it's not that bad (as you already write later in your  
> post).
> I think we (not just Qi, all sorts of open hardware projects) are
> on good track to make all this accessible and usable for anybody
> again, worldwide. No black & white needed.
> If you are not over capacity yet, I'd recommend following the Qi
> planet once in a while...

I'm on it! :)

But I think mailing lists are even better to know what's going on and  
especially get a feel for what's happening. Good spirit is the most  
important ingredient in a societal transformation!


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