PETER KIRN is a musician and creative technologist. He is publisher of CDM (http://cdm.link), a daily source of music and visual technology information, and he co-produces the MeeBlip open source hardware synthesizer. As an electronic musician and media artist, he has collaborated with Nerk (Snork Enterprises, V-Records), Robert Lippok (raster noton), and others, has produced music ranging from techno to concert music to experimental sound, from club work and DJing to music for modern dance. He has released music both under his own name and in the projects Imaski and Alchemic Harm. He also builds workshops and platforms for collaboration including the MusicMakers Hacklab, and runs the music label Establishment.