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More Agile and Iterative Hardware Development for Azure

H ardware is essentially a vehicle for Software.   With many projects requiring very specific hardware requirements, such as printing without  start-up  time, artificial intelligence, and more  controversial  projects like Bitcoin Mining, the route to market could be significantly improved with a more agile and iterative approach.        -  open-source hardware  Project Olympus   One of the goals  behind P roject Olympus is to close the gap of the average 1.5 years of  development cycle for hardware and get closer to the  typical  increments being achieved for  software development.        the incompleteness theorem    Microsoft's rationale for sharing an incomplete design is that "open source hardware development is currently not as agile and iterative as open-source software. ... By sharing designs that are actively in development, Project Olympus will allow the community to contribute to the ecosystem by downloading, modifying, and for