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adafruit industries

is a Shorty Award finalist!

Teaching, sharing, engineering, DIY electronic kits, open source hardware, arduino, raspberry pi, art, hacking...

www.adafruit.com/about/ - 51,095 followers

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Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?

#opensource #opensourcehardware #engineering #STEM #making #hacking

What question are we not asking here that we should?

Great questions!

How has social media improved your life?

Connecting with makers.

Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?

@neiltyson funny and informative

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@adafruit is - Limor "Ladyada" is a MIT engineer, open source hardware and software pioneer and entrepreneur. She is the founder of the educational electronics company, Adafruit. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine, an EFF Pioneer Award recipient for open-source software & hardware and was recently awarded Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur of the year - http://www.adafruit.com/about/

How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?

Adafruit uses social media to help distribute open-source software, open-source hardware and tutorials to teach electronics to create the next generation of scientists, engineers, artists and designers. We publish weekly YouTube instructional videos, vines, Tweets and have a 3 weekly LIVE online shows (Show-and-tell, Ask-an-engineer and wearable electronics).

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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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