Akiba runs FreakLabs and specializes in wireless sensor networks for environmental monitoring. He's currently running HackerFarm, a countryside hackerspace in Japan focused on agriculture, and trying to balance his time between designing new products and making sure things are planted on time.
Jacinta Plucinski runsZoot Publishing and publishes experimental board games and interactive fiction. She's also the author of Who Ate the Cake, a choose-your-own-adventure book for children. She's the head of the FarmLab experimental farming project at Hackerfarm and also teaches workshops on how to print and publish books and board games.
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