Catarina Mota

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Founder of Open Materials and co-founder of Open Source Hardware Association, TED Global Fellow 2012.

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http://www.openmaterials.org/catarina/

Flash Grant Recipient - Shuttleworth Foundation

http://wiki.shuttleworthfoundation.org/~shuttlew/wiki/index.php?title=Feeder_Grants_Nov_2012#Open_Materials

Open Materials

  • Who: Catarina Mota
  • PROCESSED - ACCEPTED - DOCUMENTS RECEIVED
  • Email: catarina@openmaterials.org
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  • Nominated by: Marcin Jakubowski
  • Motivation:

Open Hardware is an emerging field, and it will be a standard feature of the open source economy. The most fundamental level of open hardware is open materials - the very substances that things are made of - and therefore are the last frontier for human freedom. Open Materials is a platform to make this happen. By raplacing scarce materials with common ones, we can make resource conflicts a thing of the past. Open Materials can contribute to this. My critique: platform appears to focus on smart materials rather than materials in general. Links: