Ada Lovelace Fellowship Applications Now Open

The Ada Lovelace Fellowship encourages women, LGBTA+, and/or other minorities in the open technology movement to both participate and nurture an incredible, diverse community within open source. For the fifth year running, we are ecstatic to offer TEN (10) Open Hardware Fellowships to members of the community. This includes travel assistance and entrance to the 2017 open Hardware Summit! We are at an exciting point in…

Announcing the 2017 Open Hardware Summit!

  The Open Source Hardware Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is excited to announce the 2017 Open Hardware Summit taking place October 5th, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. This is the annual gathering of the OSHWA organization and open hardware community. Through the Open Hardware Summit, we aim to create an inclusive welcoming environment to empower people in all stages of discovering open source technology. The Open…

The OSHWA Forums: Now Powered by Discourse

We are very pleased to announce that our new community forums are up and running. The discussion forums are powered by Discourse, which is easy to use, easy to maintain, and open source. Among other new features, Discourse offers the ability to follow and reply to topics via email. This was one of the biggest reasons we decided to migrate our forums from their old…

OSHWA is Officially a Non-Profit Organization!

Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) is thrilled to announce we have just received our official non-profit status! To celebrate this honor, we are launching a Membership Campaign to double our members of like-minded individuals and companies between now and December 31, 2014. You can actively support open source hardware by becoming a member of OSHWA. Membership gives you visibility within the community for yourself and/or…

OSHWA Board Nominees

We have 14 board nominees for the 5 open seats on the OSHWA board. This post is going to get a little a long, so for sanity here’s a PDF spreadsheet of the nominees. As every nominee answered Yes to having 5 hours a month to give to the board, we did not include that question in each nominee’s data. As our bylaws state, members…

Open Hardware Summit: Call for Papers Extended

Good news if you’re still working on— or haven’t yet started —your proposal for this year’s Open Hardware Summit: The call for papers has been extended, so you’ve got another week to fine tune your talk, poster, or demo proposal. Submissions are now due by JUNE 28, 2013. The Open Hardware Summit is the world’s first comprehensive conference on open hardware; a venue to discuss and draw…