FLOSS Weekly 61

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Episode 61

FLOSS Weekly 61: Arduino

Arduino, the open-source rapid prototyping electronics platform.


Massimo Banzi for Arduino

Massimo Banzi is a co-founder of Arduino with David Cuartielles, Gianluca Martino, Tom Igoe and David Mellis. Arduino is related to the processing programming language that is the base for the IDE. It also relies quite heavily on Linux.

Massimo is the CTO of Tinker.it! and co-founder of the Arduino project. He has worked for clients such as Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas. He spent four years at the Interaction Design Institue Ivrea as associate professor. Massimo has taught workshops and has been a guest speaker at institutions like Architectural Association-London, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Basel, Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, FH Potsdam, Domus Academy, Medialab Madrid, Escola Superior de Disseny Barcelona, ARS Electronica Linz, Mediamatic Amsterdam, and Doors of Perception Amsterdam.

Before joining IDII, Massimo was CTO for the Seat Ventures incubator. He spent many years working as a software architect, both in Milan and London, on projects for clients like Italia Online, Sapient, Labour Party, BT, MCI WorldCom, SmithKlineBeecham, Storagetek, BSkyB and boo.com.


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Production Information

  • Recorded Date: March 11, 2008
  • Release Date: March 21, 2008
  • Duration: 1:05:33
  • Log line: Arduino, a flexible electronics prototyping platform enabling creation of interactive objects and environments.
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes: