Rick Anderson is Director of Virtual Worlds for Rutgers University, and President of Fair Use Building and Research Labs. As Director of Virtual Worlds he has grown the Rutgers University Virtual World  from a single sim in Second Life to 24 sims in Open Sim, and 8 sim in Second Life. These environments are showcased as part of Rutgers Day, where over 50,000 people attend, and at least 5,000 people get to ring the Old Queens Virtual Bell. Since 2005, he has taught the School of Communication and Information (SCI) program’s Advanced Web Design course. As a member of Fubar Labs, Rick has worked to provide programs on soldering, basic electronics, Arduino (http://arduino.cc) and 3D printing to the New Jersey community. Arduino is an Open Hardware project used by artists and engineers around the world. He is also part of the official Arduino testing team, and designed the Arduino Software Test suite. In 2011, he participated in the Global Game Jam and created the first third party game for the Microtouch open hardware game platform, Heat Death, http://www.flickr.com/photos/rickanderson/5401644918/, and http://globalgamejam.org/2011/heat-death-microtouch.

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