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Episode.5 Open Source

Bridging the hardware divide through software (and vice versa).

Published: March 10, 2022
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As the world becomes more digital, the distance between software and hardware widens. Unspoken competition, gatekeeping, differences in perspective, these reasons and more push experts from the software and hardware spaces apart. So what is the key to furthering collaboration and innovation in technology development? In episode 6 of Traceroute, we look deeper into the digital space and how it intrinsically connects to physical hardware. Open-source advocates Jon Masters and Brian Fox share their insights on hardware and software proprietary rights, and how the road to renaissance lies in open source.