David Lang is the Co-Founder of OpenROV, a DIY community centered around open source ocean exploration. He is also the writer of the popular Zero to Maker column on Makezine.com, which is a public diary of his headfirst dive into the maker world. As a pioneer in the new hardware startup scene, he organized and facilitated the first-ever Maker Startup Weekend, a weekend-long event that used the rapid prototyping tool chain to prove the immense possibility of the next Industrial Revolution.
""ZERO TO MAKER is an irresistible guide for anyone who has ever dreamed of the alchemy of turning ordinary objects into a creation of great personal value. This is the one book you need to build your confidence, community, and really dig in!"" "--"LISA GANSKY, author of" The Mesh" ""David Lang is an inspiration to anyone who has dreamed of making, but has been hesitant to start because they feel they don't have the necessary skills. As David will show you, all it takes is curiosity, passion, and a willingness to learn from your mistakes."" --MARK FRAUENFELDER, Editor-in-Chief, MAKE Magazine