Bruce Sterling is a novelist and journalist.
While acting as “Visionary in Residence” at Art Center College of Design in 2008, he wrote “Shaping Things,” one of the first books about the Internet of Things.
In 2008 he was the curator of the Share Festival in Turin, on the theme of Italian digital manufacturing. He was one of the original columnists for Make magazine and wrote the cover story for the first issue of WIRED.
Bruce Sterling lives in Turin, Belgrade and Austin.
Massimo Banzi is the co-founder of the Arduino project. He is an Interaction Designer, Educator and Open Source Hardware advocate. He has worked as a consultant for clients such as: Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas.
Massimo started the first FabLab in Italy which led to the creation of Officine Arduino, a FabLab/Makerspace based in Torino.
He spent 4 years at the Interaction Design Institue Ivrea as Associate Professor.
He currently teaches Interaction Design at SUPSI Lugano in the south of Switzerland and is a visiting professor at CIID in Copenhagen.
Feminist and political activist (Women in Black; CodePink) she is a writer, journalist, musician, translator and film director. In 1978 she promoted the first feminist conference in Eastern Europe, “Drug-ca Zena” (Belgrade). With Slavica Stojanovic she designs and creates the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans, “Feminist 94?, lasting for 10 years. She is the author of “Diary of a Political Idiot”, translated in 12 languages: a real time war diary written during the 1999 conflict in Kosovo. Since then she has been publishing her works on blogs and other media, always connected to the Internet.
Lorenzo Romagnoli is an interaction designer, with an expertise in digital media, physical computing and digital fabrication.
Together with Enrico Bassi, he was a member of the team that founded and ran Italy’s first Fablab in 2011.
From 2012 to 2014, Lorenzo returned to school to pursue a master’s in Design for Interaction at TU Delft. Here, he designed a system for simplifying the design and prototyping of connected objects.
Lorenzo will be serving as project manager and “maker in chief” of project Casa Jasmina. He manages the day-to-day logistics of the apartment’s development as well as finding things to hack, produce, and curate for the apartment.