Tag: open-source

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Easing Land Conflict in DRC: An Introduction to Open-Source Mapping Tools

August 30, 2017

Beni, a vibrant city in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is home to approximately half a million people , but...

Rob Goodier

Fighting Latin American corruption with civic tech: Five questions for Anca Matioc

August 4, 2017

Growing up in Romania, political corruption was a family dinner conversation, and Anca Matioc has translated that ingrained interest...

Rob Goodier

How to Make a 3D-Printed Corn Sheller

December 17, 2014

Shelling corn by hand is hard, long and boring work, but in some parts of the rural developing world...

Mike Mader

Building and Running Community Cellular Networks with OpenBTS

November 19, 2013

This webinar will detail the process of developing, using, designing, and deploying Community Cellular Networks; small-scale community operated telecommunication...

Rob Goodier

Build your own open-source machinery with plans at Jua Kali

November 7, 2012

An ambulance pulled by a donkey, one of the open-source machines with free plans available featured on www.juakali.info. Ask...

Rob Goodier

Help finish the open source lathe construction manual

September 29, 2011

The construction manual for an open source screw-cutting lathe is nearly complete, and the team behind it would like feedback...

Rob Goodier

Can open source hardware change how we farm?

May 12, 2011

Marcin Jakubowski has a vision of a DIY utopia in which everyone is a highly trained and self-sufficient maker....

Rob Goodier

Open-source cellphone networks are now on every continent

March 4, 2011

Three men who believe that cellphone service should be cheap and accessible to everyone have found a way to...

Rob Goodier

Open-Source Cell Network Could Cut Costs

June 21, 2010

In the developing world, cell phones come before land lines. Why? Because installing cell towers is cheaper than running...


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