Arduino is the hot open source prototyping platform for artists, hobbyists, students, and anyone who wants to create interactive physical environments. Getting Started with Arduino is co-authored by Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi, and incorporates his experience in teaching, using, and creating Arduino.
Massimo Banzi is the co-founder of the Arduino project and has worked for clients such as: Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas. Michael Shiloh teaches electronics and programming at universities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trained formally as an electrical engineer, Michael worked for various consumer and embedded engineering firms before discovering a passion for teaching electronics, electromechanics, and various aspects of technology. Michael frequently lectures and speaks at conferences and universities worldwide. In 2013 Michael started working for Arduino, speaking about the open-source electronics prototyping platform to new audiences and leading hands-on workshops.