Kyle Wiens is a software engineer and the co-founder of iFixit, the repair community internationally known for open source repair manuals and product teardowns. iFixit has empowered hundreds of millions of people to repair their broken stuff. Kyle led the international coalition that legalized Right to Repair, has testified before the US Copyright Office and the International Trade Commission, and he is involved in developing global environmental standards.
Kyle regularly speaks on design for repair, service documentation, and the environmental impact of manufacturing. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, Wired, Popular Mechanics, and the Wall Street Journal.
December 8th, 2023 | 16 mins 23 secs
Kyle of iFixit offers an insightful glimpse into the world of repair, open-source contributions, and the potential futures of hardware.