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When engineering students start college, the high cost of proprietary tools can be a barrier to making their dreams become a reality. Recent advances in free and open source 3D printing have lowered rapid prototyping costs, making it accessible to everyone. The software industry already knows the force of open source, so now it's time to start teaching free and open source hardware to all engineers.
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Meet David Both. He's a regular contributor to Opensource.com, most notable for his Linux philosophy series. There's so much goodness in this Q&A, including a long list of favorite open source tools, that I'm going to quickly pass the mic over to him. But first...
These "contributor spotlights" are a way for us to shine a light on the people who make up our great community. David once was just a reader, now he's sharing his experiences as a Linux user, and more. If you'd like to share your open source story with us, we'd love to hear from you. See what we're looking for and submit your story to us.
Now, let's hear from David...