Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap

Topic: 
Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Packard 101
Speaker: 
Andrew "bunnie" Huang
Abstract / Description: 

It is our distinct pleasure to welcome noted hacker and engineer, Andrew "bunnie" Huang

Please join us for his talk, Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap


In this talk, bunnie will discuss some of the technical aspects behind the introduction of paper based electronics, and some process details used to manufacture at scale.

In addition, he will present initial results indicating that, by changing materials and approach, a broader swath of society can become engaged with technology.

bunnie bio:

bunnie is best known for his work hacking the Microsoft Xbox, as well as for his efforts in designing and manufacturing open source hardware, including the chumby (app-playing alarm clock), Chibitronics (peel-and-stick electronics for craft), and Novena (DIY laptop).

He received his PhD in EE from MIT in 2002. He currently lives in Singapore where he runs a private product design studio, Kosagi, and he actively mentors several startups and students of the MIT Media Lab.

Read more at wikipedia.