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Fashioning the Future With: Limor Fried — Style Engineers Worldwide.

Levitating linguine, Ladyada is on the blog today, and we could not be more elated! Limor “Ladyada” Fried is a fierce force in the electronics and making world—and a badass businesswoman to boot. As the founder and CEO of open-source hardware company Adafruit Industries, Limor’s influence on DIY and tech is immeasurably massive.

In fact, it’s impossible discuss hardware or the open-source community without talking about Adafruit Industries and the woman who created it, and trust us, by the end of this interview, you’ll be dreaming up a new project to build—all thanks to Limor Fried!

Limor founded Adafruit Industries in 2005. Prior to that, she’d been selling kits she built from her website while studying at MIT. Now, the NYC-based company offers nearly 4,000 products along with over 1500 guides as well as many other resources including the Adafruit Blog.

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