Rodrigo is a programmer, teacher and computer engineer. He is the co-creator of Metamáquina, the first 3D printer manufactured in Brazil, and a co-founder of Garoa Hacker Clube, the country's first hackerspace. Rodrigo's 10-year involvement with Free Software ranges from organizing with his then undergrad peers into PoliGNU, a student-run free software research group to contributing code and community management efforts to the GNU Project, Google Summer of Code and the RepRap Project. His recent work involves bootstrapping projects at tech oriented spaces and designing workshops on electronics and digital fabrication for all audiences. And, of course, a lot of coding. He is an enthusiast of rock climbing and builds microprocessor-enabled climbing gear in his free time.