[Linux-aus] Hardware Freedom Day 2014

Tim Ansell mithro at mithis.com
Thu Mar 13 15:09:37 EST 2014

On the Open Hardware related note, a number of organizations in the Google
Summer of Code are accepting open hardware (and related area)
proposals. *Deadline
for proposal submission is Friday next week!*

Google Summer of Code <https://developers.google.com/open-source/soc/> is a
global program that offers post-secondary student developers ages 18 and
older stipends to write code for various open source software projects.

Organizations with hardware possibilities;


   Beagle Board<http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2014/beagle>-
true open hardware, exposing users to the broader world of

   Crypto Stick<http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2014/cryptostick>-
next generation USB security keys.

an effort to build tools for the entertainment lighting industry.

recording and live event streaming for conferences, meetings, user
   and and other presentations.

Software Defined Radio organizations;


free library for developing Software Defined Radio applications.

   GNSS SDR<http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org2/google/gsoc2014/gnss_sdr>-
open source Global Navigation Satellite Systems software receiver.



   Open Motion Planning

   Open Source Robotics


On 12 March 2014 14:44, <kira0030 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Come and celebrate Hardware Freedom Day with us at Hackerspace this
> Saturday 15 March - talks happening between 1pm-4pm.  Bring along a project
> to display, discuss or work on.
> What is Hardware Freedom Day?
> It is a celebration of Open Hardware, It is the Free Software philosophy,
> extended to the world of physical things. It is technology where the plans
> are provided to the community to build and improve upon.
> What is Hackerspace Adelaide?
> We are an open group which holds regular "hacksessions" where we get
> together to work on projects together. Think, a "knitting circle" for nerds.
> What is hacking?
> Hacking is the understanding that technology is malleable and so much more
> than just a product you buy from a shop. Sometimes we take things apart to
> find out how they work, sometimes we put them back together to make them
> better and sometimes we take what we have learned and make entirely new
> things.
> http://wiki.hfday.org/2014/Australia/Adelaide/Hackerspace
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