Before you make any type of contribution, please check the server rules
In this page you will find general guidelines to contribute to the project
You can find places and methods for contributing that match with different types of audiences.
If you find yourself not fitting into any particular audience category, refer to the list below to explore how you can still engage and participate.
The general audience consists of individuals who have an interest in the field of robotics, automation, or sciences but may not have specific technical expertise.
They help spread awareness about the Pipettin Bot project by sharing it on social media, participating in community discussions, and promoting the open-source nature of the project. They can also provide valuable feedback, suggestions, and ideas to improve the accessibility and usability of the documentation and the Pipettin Bot itself.
Users are individuals who have experience working with pipetting robots or similar equipment and can provide practical insights from a user's perspective.
They can test and validate the Pipettin Bot's functionality based on the provided documentation, reporting any issues they encounter. They can also propose improvements or new features that would enhance the bot's usability in real-world applications.
Technicians are skilled professionals with expertise in robotics, automation, or hardware development who provide support for installation, assemblage, etc.
They can contribute by reviewing the technical specifications and design of the Pipettin Bot, providing feedback on the hardware components, and suggesting optimizations for performance and reliability. They may also offer troubleshooting assistance and share their technical knowledge in the project's community forums.
Makers and Developers are individuals with hands-on experience in building hardware projects, such as DIY enthusiasts, hobbyists, and software developers.
They can actively participate in the open-source development of the Pipettin Bot by submitting bug fixes, creating new software features, or adapting the project to work with its parts, to a new use case.
Visit the Technical Overview page for further information.
Institutions include universities, research labs, and educational organizations interested in using or supporting the Pipettin Bot.
They can contribute by integrating the Pipettin Bot into their research projects and providing valuable feedback on its performance and usability. They may also allocate resources and funding to support the project's development and help extend its reach to a broader audience.
Businesses may encompass biotech companies, pharmaceuticals, or any organization with an interest in laboratory automation.
They can contribute by sponsoring the Pipettin Bot project, providing resources or materials, and partnering with the development team to explore potential commercial applications of the technology. Their support can accelerate the project's progress and make it more accessible to a wider market.
Investors are individuals or entities interested in supporting promising technological projects for potential financial or societal returns.
They can support the Pipettin Bot project by providing funding or venture capital, which can be used to hire additional developers, improve documentation, and facilitate further research and development. In return, they may gain equity in the project or benefit from its successful adoption in various fields.
Translators are individuals proficient in both Spanish and English, possessing strong linguistic skills to accurately convey information between the two languages.
They play a vital role in making the Pipettin Bot project accessible to a broader global audience. They can contribute by translating the project's documentation, website content, and user guides from Spanish to English, and vice versa. This enables English-speaking users and contributors to understand and engage with the project, and it facilitates collaboration with the English-speaking community.
Additionally, translators can help bridge the language barrier in communication channels, such as forums and chat groups, ensuring that participants from both language backgrounds can interact effectively and exchange knowledge seamlessly.