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Quick profile from Fast Company about Sam Aaron of Sonic Pi. Its rad to see the growth of, not only the Pi, but Pi based products!

Via Fast Company:

He had hoped that his creation, developed in conjunction with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, might inspire kids to code, but instead he accidentally breathed new life into a small but avid artist community of live-coder DJs, who until then had to use complex tools and code that bore no obvious relationship to the sounds being produced. Sonic Pi, however, is so expressive that many live coders actually pro ject the code on a big screen during sets so everyone can see how the music is being generated.

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