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Mitch is a Berlin- (and San Francisco) -based hacker and inventor, best known for inventing TV-B-Gone remote controls, a keychain that turns off TVs in public places, he was also co-founder of 3ware (a SillyValley RAID controller company), did pioneering work in Virtual Reality at VPL Research, invented the NeuroDreamer sleep mask, and created the Brain Machine, one of MAKE Magazine's more popular DIY projects. He has contributed to MAKE Magazine, has written for 2600, and Makery, and wrote a chapter from the popular book, Maker Pro. He is a mentor at HAX, and other accelerators. For the last several years Mitch has been leading workshops around the world, teaching people to make cool things with electronics and teaching everyone to solder. Mitch promotes hackerspaces, open source hardware, and mentors others wherever he goes. He is the co-founder of Noisebridge, and President and CEO of Cornfield Electronics.

Mitch's Wikipedia page

Mitch's talk on TEDxBrussels talk: "The Hackerspace Movement"

Contact email: mitch **at** CornfieldElectronics **dot** com
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