Category Archives: Interviews

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Why we need Open, Hackable Materials now – An Interview with Catarina Mota

Catarina Mota is, no doubt, amongst the most eminent representatives of the Hacking movement. To me, it’s extremely impressive though how one of the leaders of this revolution is coming right from outside the technological world and actually has a communication sciences and film college background. When I asked her to tell me a brief recap of her experience of hacking, she gave a really insightful and detailed story.

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Why we need Open, Hackable Materials now – An Interview with Catarina Mota

Catarina Mota is, no doubt, amongst the most eminent representatives of the Hacking movement. To me, it’s extremely impressive though how one of the leaders of this revolution is coming right from outside the technological world and actually has a communication sciences and film college background. When I asked her to tell me a brief recap of her experience of hacking, she gave a really insightful and detailed story.

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Interviewing Joe Justice from Team Wikispeed on the Future of Manufacturing (and Consumption)

Joe Justice is the ideator of Team Wikspeed: a team of volunteers distributed around the world who recently created a prototype car that is open source, modular and ultra-efficient in just three months, using processes borrowed from software development, the world from which Joe comes from. In addition to being a visionary, Joe is a fantastic and discussion prone person and this interview contains a very open and fruitful discussions I had with him at the end of April. I recommend you read it because it will be useful to you to understand how manufacturing – and consumption – are fated to change in coming years if, as Joe says, we want to continue living on this planet for a while.

Wikispeed the modular car

Interviewing Joe Justice from Team Wikispeed on the Future of Manufacturing (and Consumption)

Joe Justice is the ideator of Team Wikspeed: a team of volunteers distributed around the world who recently created a prototype car that is open source, modular and ultra-efficient in just three months, using processes borrowed from software development, the world from which Joe comes from. In addition to being a visionary, Joe is a fantastic and discussion prone person and this interview contains a very open and fruitful discussions I had with him at the end of April. I recommend you read it because it will be useful to you to understand how manufacturing – and consumption – are fated to change in coming years if, as Joe says, we want to continue living on this planet for a while.

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Pirates, Activists and Civil Liberties – Interview with Rick Falkvinge, Pirate Party Founder

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) On the site http://falkvinge.net/ from which Rick Falkvinge and his Pirates colleagues (some of which also attend the European Parliament) tirelessly inform us about the threats to civil liberties in Europe and the

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Pirates, Activists and Civil Liberties – Interview with Rick Falkvinge, Pirate Party Founder

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) On the site http://falkvinge.net/ from which Rick Falkvinge and his Pirates colleagues (some of which also attend the European Parliament) tirelessly inform us about the threats to civil liberties in Europe and the

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How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

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How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

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What makes me a Cyborg – An interview with Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist.

What makes us cyborgs? How should we manage our “second self”? How do we change our society in terms of regulations, legal, politic or social implications? These and other fascinations, in this wonderful interview that Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist, founder and TED speaker released to Meedabyte’s Blog.

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What makes me a Cyborg – An interview with Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist.

What makes us cyborgs? How should we manage our “second self”? How do we change our society in terms of regulations, legal, politic or social implications? These and other fascinations, in this wonderful interview that Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist, founder and TED speaker released to Meedabyte’s Blog.

On the Role of Technology in the Startup process – A talk with Carlo D’Acunto.

What’s the role of the geek, the technologist, in the process of building a new digital product, service or company? Very often, having a full comprehension of technology gives you the capability to track new opportunities that only technological development leaves open. Meedabyte today hosts Carlo D’Acunto, one of the most productive Italian technologist, to discuss the role of technology in the startup process and more. Enjoy!

On the Role of Technology in the Startup process – A talk with Carlo D’Acunto.

What’s the role of the geek, the technologist, in the process of building a new digital product, service or company? Very often, having a full comprehension of technology gives you the capability to track new opportunities that only technological development leaves open. Meedabyte today hosts Carlo D’Acunto, one of the most productive Italian technologist, to discuss the role of technology in the startup process and more. Enjoy!

Talking Open P2P Design, FabLabs and Makers with Massimo Menichinelli

Massimo Menichinelli is a designer who researches and develops collaborative projects and design methodologies since 2005. He founded the openp2pdesign.org project, for researching about designing open, complex and collaborative projects, processes and systems. He has given talks, lectures and hosted workshops in Italy, Spain, Finland, South Korea, Singapore.

After being invited as a keynote speaker at the Aalto University – School of Art and Design in Helsinki, he is now a doctoral candidate at the Media Lab Helsinki to further investigate these issues.

Talking Open P2P Design, FabLabs and Makers with Massimo Menichinelli

Massimo Menichinelli is a designer who researches and develops collaborative projects and design methodologies since 2005. He founded the openp2pdesign.org project, for researching about designing open, complex and collaborative projects, processes and systems. He has given talks, lectures and hosted workshops in Italy, Spain, Finland, South Korea, Singapore.

After being invited as a keynote speaker at the Aalto University – School of Art and Design in Helsinki, he is now a doctoral candidate at the Media Lab Helsinki to further investigate these issues.

Celebrate blogging

(clicca qui per la traduzione in italiano) [This post was originally published May 2011,  I’m reviewing it now, end of March 2012 since is really useful and motivating and I’ll take the chance to link up the content I created during

Celebrate blogging

(clicca qui per la traduzione in italiano) [This post was originally published May 2011,  I’m reviewing it now, end of March 2012 since is really useful and motivating and I’ll take the chance to link up the content I created during

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Interviewing Glyn Moody: why we should worry about our own digital Freedom.

Did you even thought about your Digital Freedom? Meedabyte hosts an interview of Glyn Moody on the topic. You should read it.

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Interviewing Glyn Moody: why we should worry about our own digital Freedom.

Did you even thought about your Digital Freedom? Meedabyte hosts an interview of Glyn Moody on the topic. You should read it.

Interviewing Fabrizio Capobianco: an optimistic Italian

Fabrizio Capobianco is Funambol founder and CEO. For having created an Italian company and then made it the world leader in its industry, for managing the largest open source product in wireless and, most importantly, for its unstoppable optimism about the future of software and services in Italy, he’s an inspiration to many startupper (and wannabe) of the “Bel Paese” and worldwide.

In this interview he talks about Funambol, technology, and Italy. Many useful tips for startuppers

Interviewing Fabrizio Capobianco: an optimistic Italian

Fabrizio Capobianco is Funambol founder and CEO. For having created an Italian company and then made it the world leader in its industry, for managing the largest open source product in wireless and, most importantly, for its unstoppable optimism about the future of software and services in Italy, he’s an inspiration to many startupper (and wannabe) of the “Bel Paese” and worldwide.

In this interview he talks about Funambol, technology, and Italy. Many useful tips for startuppers