Geeks in Line Getting Coffee: Arduino’s Massimo Banzi

Mike Senese

Mike Senese is the Executive Editor of Make: magazine. He is also a TV host, starring in various engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with remote-control aircraft, doing amateur woodworking, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza.

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By Mike Senese

Mike Senese is the Executive Editor of Make: magazine. He is also a TV host, starring in various engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with remote-control aircraft, doing amateur woodworking, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza.

Follow @msenese

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Arduino co-founder Massimo Banzi and I met up early in the morning at the Las Vegas Convention Center coffee shop, firing up the camera to do our own rendition of the enjoyable Seinfeld “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” series. In it we talk about the surprise of finding ourselves at the world’s largest consumer trade show, how many fitness trackers are being peddled at the event, discuss how Kickstarter has transformed hardware, and laugh about all the people cutting in front of us.

Does his presence at CES mean making has gone mainstream? Watch and decide.