The Open Source Culture
LIMOR FRIED: In Boston, Cambridge, and MIT, there is a strong open-source culture, which is kind of socialist in a really cool way. It's sort of like, look, if you're smart enough and capable enough to create new technology, don't keep it for yourself. Share it publicly so other people can use it.
And growing up in that, literally I was just soaking in this idea of if you are creating new technology and new capabilities, you have to give it away. Otherwise, you're kind of being selfish. So I took that approach, which is called open-source software, and applied it to the projects I was building to make open-source hardware.