Conclusion

Whether you read only parts of this book or the entire thing, I hope you found the communal advice useful. Many of the authors can be found giving talks on YouTube or Vimeo on their subject matter or on topics related to open source hardware. This book sought to cover the theoretical side of open source hardware from historical and economical viewpoints as well as the practices and methods used to create a piece of open source hardware. It prepared you for the holistic experience of open source hardware from designing to manufacturing, and outlined the benefits, standards, and incentives for such efforts. As stated many times throughout this book, the open source hardware movement is young and malleable. Whether you’re just joining ...

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