J.D. Zamfirescu-Pereira

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J.D. Zamfirescu-Pereira is an active technologist and tinkerer. He holds computer science and engineering degrees from MIT (BS and MEng), and has developed products and services at large and small companies. J.D. also developed the communications infrastructure underlying EtherPad, an early web-based text tool enabling real-time collaboration, yielding two patents; in 2009, EtherPad became a part of Google Wave.

In 2011, J.D. started the award-winning educational program Workshop Weekend, bringing together makers to share skills and help inspire the next generation of thinkers and builders. J.D.’s focus within the program is the pedagogy of computation.


BS, MSeng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Website: zamfi.net