Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

http://www.ted.com Massimo Banzi helped invent the Arduino, a tiny, easy-to-use open-source microcontroller that’s inspired thousands of people around the world to make the coolest things they can imagine — from toys to satellite gear. Because, as he says, “You don’t need anyone’s permission to make something great.”

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24 thoughts on “Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination

  1. Now that is a …
    Now that is a discussion involving publishing “companies”, copyright? laws, moneyed interests etc etc.

  2. 7:17 BEST INVENTION …
    7:17 BEST INVENTION EVER! Matt? Richardson is an epic genius!

  3. I agree, that …
    I agree, that comment was pun. But can you actually point out? major difference between open source and open access publications.

  4. personally i think …
    personally i think the glove idea should be funded by the government and give it free of charge for kids voiceless problems so they can interact better at school or university with other students since not every? one could understand the sing-language

  5. The order is …
    The order is reversed. People are open sourcing more because? of a change of consciousness that involves less greed and less evil. Governments (and some major corporations) will attempt to expand or at least keep their power. Maybe they will install a 1000% DIY-tax ;-(

  6. I have a feeling …
    I have a feeling that our patent system is about to become even more antiquited really quickly.?

  7. Amen. All knowledge …
    Amen. All knowledge should be free and available to? everyone to use

  8. 09:35 their …
    09:35 their clapping for a guy inventing a tagging machine?! oh? because it’s civil disobdenance in this context? can I invent a anti tagging wall climbing robot for the city of? Austin?

  9. 8:58 a machine that …
    8:58 a machine that understands ASL!!? omg wow! 30 years in the making….

  10. I wish i could mute …
    I wish i could mute my ears
    whenever someone saying some uneducated thing(like swagga, nigga or? etc, use your imagination there’s thousands), nagging or being asinine.

  11. Massimo Banzi “You …
    Massimo Banzi “You don’t need anyone’s permission to make something great.”
    ?

  12. When he said that …
    When he said that this was a new revolution? he wasn’t even exaggerating…

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