Capacitor

The main theme of the Capacitor weblog is open hardware, opening up machines, building from scratch, prototyping with open platforms and tinkering. Through amongst others interviews with developers, bricoleurs, engineers and hobbyists Capacitor dips its toe into the water of the open hardware sea which is out there.

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