New Business Models: Open Sourcing Hardware

Sun's UltraSPARC will now be open source. This is a good idea, but can the software model work for hardware? I doubt chip designers are as numerous as programmers, but the wave of the future will be to design hardware just as easily as you design a web page. So someday, digital logic design skills will be common, and then we will problemably see more open source hardware.

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