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Open Source Hardware: An Intellectual Property Option
2020-11-19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm EST
On Thursday, Nov 19, 2020, the IEEE Consultants’ Network of Northern NJ (www.TechnologyOnTap.org) will host a presentation on Open Source Hardware. The meeting will be held online. Please register to receive a link to the meeting.
About the Topic
Alicia Gibb will speak about what Open Source Hardware means, how to release your hardware as open-source, and give a brief overview of this ten-year global movement. Gibb will also cover the current certification process the Open Source Hardware Association has unveiled with the Sloan Foundation’s help.
About the Speaker
Alicia Gibb is an advocate for open hardware, researcher, and hardware hacker. Alicia has worked within the open-source hardware community since 2008. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA), an organization to educate and promote building and using open-source hardware. She also directs the Atlas BTU Lab (Blow Things Up) at CU Boulder, a hackerspace where she teaches physical computing and information technology. Her electronics work has appeared in Wired magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Hackaday, and the New York Times.
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