The Boston Globe turns on and tunes in to open source hardware (with MAKE mention + our Brian J!) –

For years, hackers and garage hobbyists have pried the covers off their gadgets, cobbled together computers out of components, or built other electronics from scratch. But today, even people who can’t tell a resistor from a capacitor are finding new opportunities to tinker as the do-it-yourself spirit of the Web branches into the physical world.

High-tech tinkerers on the rise – Link.

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Open source – what is it? – Link.
Open source hardware guide @ MAKE – Link.
Open source hardware archives @ MAKE – Link.