“With open source software becoming a household name, another
open source movement that may one day see some fanfare is already
taking shape. Open source hardware, which I once thought to be
little more than a pipe dream left over from a bygone era, is
proving to be a dream that it is very much alive and growing.
“As an example of this trend, MAKE magazine has managed to
regenerate a previously static culture of do-it-yourselfers at a