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Maker Pro by Mike Hord, Adam Wolf, David Gauntlett, Joe Meno, Rob Klingberg, Susan Solarz, Michael Krumpus, Alex Dyba, Tito Jankowski, Eri Gentry, Jimmy DiResta, Mitch Altman, Sophi Kravitz, Andrew 'bunnie' Huang, Wendy Jehanara Tremayne, John Baichtal

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Chapter 13. Interview: Freaklabs’ Chris “Akiba” Wang

Akiba talks about moving out of the Tokyo HackerSpace and into the Hackerfarm.

John Baichtal: You were at Tokyo HackerSpace, and then…how long were you there? Are you still a member?

Chris Wang: Nah, not really. I can’t make it out there. I live an hour and a half outside of Tokyo now. It was me and another founder of Tokyo HackerSpace, and then a rice farmer. He also was in Tokyo HackerSpace in the beginning, too. The three of us got together and started a farm, actually. My friend was a rice farmer out here. At that time, I was into cheesemaking. I was like, “Well, OK. It’d be nice to have access to raw milk or cheese.”

At first, it started kind of innocuously and ...

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