CODAME Featured Artist: Al Linke, is a tech-savvy IT director, cool Dad, and mastermind behind, PIXEL.
Linke uses a programmable LED matrix array to create pieces of pixel art that is customizable and remote-controlled through mobile phones’ bluetooth feature. His first project surpassed its fundraising goal on Kickstarter in less than 48 hours. Read more about PIXEL in this Post by TechCrunch!
Linke is currently Director of Information Technology at a Fortune 500 company with 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Outside of his day job, Al is an active member in the open source hardware community, including working as a cooperative designer at Seeed. In addition to PIXEL, Al maintains two other open source projects, the DIY Magic Mirror and the Droidalyzer, an Android based Breathalyzer.
As seen at CODAME ART+TECH Festival Oct. 31st, 2014 at Geekdom, San Francisco