In order to provide some more background on the reason why the Chips4Makers project exists, I started writing some blog posts. Guided by some often-used buzzwords, I discuss my motivations for the project. In the first part, I tackle the importance of open source.
A $50 open source smartphone based on the Raspberry Pi Zero
A palm-sized, reconfigurable Linux computer that connects to the real world: ARM + FPGA + Wi-Fi + Bluetooth + 180 I/O
An Earth-friendly way to easily upgrade and fix your own computer