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Mitch Altman

Cornfield Electronics
Mitch Altman is a 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 in the mid-1980s, and created the Brain Machine, one of MAKE Magazine's most popular DIY projects. He has contributed to MAKE Magazine, has written for 2600, and for the last several years has been leading workshops around the world, teaching people to make cool things with microcontrollers and teaching everyone to solder, as well as promoting hackerspaces and open source hardware. He is also co-founder of Noisebridge, and President and CEO of Cornfield Electronics. He has recently launched his latest project: NeuroDreamer sleep mask, to help people rest, and help people lucid dream.