Brandon Stafford is an engineer who lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA. Brandon grew up north of Boston and spent a lot of time building tree forts and skateboard ramps as an adolescent. After a degree in English and a few years of teaching high school math, Brandon went to grad school in mechanical engineering. Since grad school, Brandon has worked at the Stanford Robotics Lab, MindTribe Product Engineering, IDEO, and as a consultant for various renewable energy startups.
Brandon is the creator of The Rascal, a small, open source computer that works with Arduino shields. Inside, it runs Linux, and you can program it in Python. The Rascal comes with a web-based editor and lots of examples that you can modify to make whatever you want.
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