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First Person: Mitch Altman


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An 'Arduinos for Total Newbies' workshop at Noisebridge in July, 2011.
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An 'Arduinos for Total Newbies' workshop at Noisebridge in July, 2011.

Mitch Altman may be best known for inventing a one-button universal remote control called TV-B-Gone, used for turning off TVs in public places. But he's also the co-founder of Noisebridge, a hacker-space in San Francisco. He joins us as part of our "First Person" series featuring the leaders, innovators and other compelling characters who make the Bay Area unique.

Host: Rachael Myrow

Guests:

  • Mitch Altman, CEO of Cornfield Electronics and co-founder of Noisebridge hacker-space in San Francisco, a collaboratively run place providing tools and community support for a variety of creative projects

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