We’re thrilled to announce that Chris Anderson will give the keynote address at the 2012 Open Hardware Summit! Chris is the editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine, author of The Long Tail and Free, chairman of 3D Robotics/DIY Drones, founder of GeekDad, and father of 5 kids. On top of that, his latest book – Makers: The New Industrial Revolution – is set to be released shortly after the Summit.
September 27, 2012
Eyebeam Art + Technology Center – NYC, USA
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