Artifact Details

Title

Banzi, Massimo oral history

Catalog Number

102740131

Type

Text

Date

2015-05-12

Contributor

Banzi, Massimo, Interviewee
Dennis, Eric, Videographer
Hodge, Shayne, Interivewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

27 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

Massimo Banzi was one of the co-creators of the Arduino microcontroller hardware/software ecosystem, which, at the time of this interview, had recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary. In this interview, he discusses how the Arduino project grew out of work done at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea in northwest Italy. Besides the history of the Arduino project, Mr. Banzi discusses the differences between the US and European communities that adopted the Arduino, STEM education, the Maker movement, building an open-source community, and his hopes for the future of Arduino.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Processing (platform); Banzi; Wiring (platform); Arduino; Maker; Atmel; AVR; shield; STEM; Education; Olivetti; Italy; PIC; BASIC (Computer program language); stamp; open source; semiconductor history

Collection Title

CHM oral history collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X7483.2015

Related Records

102740130 Banzi, Massimo oral history