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Live a more sustainable and economical life using open-source technology
Aimed at beginning hobbyists and makers, this engaging guide explains many ways to save money by making use of free, open-source technologies on everything from music, books, maps and videos to photographs, art, clothing, and cooking. The book shows the potential of at-home manufacturing, recycling projects-even how to score free big-ticket items, including housing and electricity. All the projects have big money saving in mind, but also big fun!
Written by a leader in the field of open-source technology, Create, Share, and Save Money Using Open-Source Projects lays out the many ways in which a common person can employ these resources on a small scale to live a more economical and sustainable lifestyle. You will get DIY projects that demonstrate making and sharing woodworking, electronics, mapping, 3D printing and much more.
* An easy to understand introduction to concepts of free and open-source sharing
* Includes numerous examples of technologies and the open-source communities that support them
* Puts makers and families in a position to save substantial amounts of money
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