Interview with environmentally-conscious "hacker" and founder of Robots Reboot
Hometown: Planet Earth
Project: Robots Reboot connects college students to the impact of their everyday environmental efforts through social gaming.
In one sentence, tell us who you are.
Stanford student, pianist, hacker, designer, and Yankee fan... that's generally me.
What inspired you to embark on the path of an innovator?
It's just too much FUN!!!
What challenges do you foresee in your field?
Getting people addicted to doing good.
Who can you relate to in Jewish history (or in your field of interest)?
What is the most valuable thing you have learned from the PresenTense community?
The power of a community.
Who have you met at PresenTense that has made the most impact on your project?
What big question are you struggling with right now?
How do I simplify such a complex notion?
If all goes as planned, where will your project be one year from now?
Bigger than Facebook.
What do you hope to see change / to help change in your field in the next ten years?
More ubiquitous energy sensoring, and a general trend towards micro-activism.
What is your vision for the future of PresenTense?
Zach is just one of 16 fellows from the PresenTense Global Fellowship's Class of 2010. Read and learn about the others here.