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October 14, 2014 AT 4:30 pm

Gabriella Levine #ALD14 @findingada

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Gabriella Levine is President of the Open Source Hardware Association, which she announced has received its non-profit status at this year’s Open Hardware Summit in Rome (photo above). From her site:

Gabriella Levine is a creative technologist, interactive artist and open-source hardware designer interested in the relationship between technology and ecology. She studied Biology and Piano at Cornell University and Oberlin College, then worked doing Cancer Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine before abandoning the lab for the outdoors to become a wildland fire fighter based in Oregon. She holds a Masters degree in Design and Technology from ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She creates sculptural and robotic works that mimic environmental phenomena and animal behavior. She is passionate about biomimetic robots, PCB’s, electromechanical actuation, wireless sensor networks, and coding. She is the COO of Protei Inc, manufacturing robotic biomimetic sailboats.

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