Damien Stolarz is an entrepreneur who has spent over half his life making computers talk to each other. He cofounded Static.com (now akimbo.com) in 1995, and in his long tenure as Chief Technology Officer he led the development of numerous technologies, including a direct-dial online service, networked multiplayer games, and peer-to-peer cost-reduction software for video streaming. In 2002, he left to start Robotarmy Corp, a software consultancy and R&D house that develops large-scale media delivery software, amongst other secret projects. In 2004, Damien founded CarBot, Inc, which designs and manufactures in-car enter- Tainment computers and accompanying software. Damien is the author of Mastering Internet Video (Addison-Wesley). He holds a B.S. In Computer Science/Engineering from UCLA. Damien loves email and is good about responding. You can also read his online journal.
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Mod Your Rod
James Bond depended on Q to trick out his cars. But with Make's guide to car hacking, you'll learn how to turn your ride into a fully loaded, grease-eating, MP3-blasting, Wi-Fi-transmitting monster machine.
From MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween page 49
Want a better way to play MP3s through your car stereo than using an FM transmitter or a cassette adapter? Cut the static by connecting your iPod to your stereo's aux jack.
From MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween page 77