HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE A MAVERICK?
“I just think right back to Top Gun. The movie Top Gun – Maverick…people who kind of go against the grain, a little bit wild maybe, but seem to come out on top. So I don’t know if there’s really another term that defines that definition or encapsulates that definition better.”
Amal Graafstra, Founder of Dangerous Things www.dangerousthings.com. He is pioneer of the DIY RFID implantation movement, Amal has been helping hobbyists and biohackers explore RFID technology since implanting his first tag in 2005. Since then, he has authored the book RFID Toys, spoken at various venues including hacker clubs, TEDx, and a number of universities. He has also co-authored a peer reviewed research paper on the subject of DIY RFID implantee subculture for the ISTAS 2010 symposium on technology and society.
WHY AMAL WAS INTERVIEWED
Amal spoke at Tedx SFU and I just knew I wanted to interview him. The Business Maverick project commenced with him as he was interview #1. Amal is able to make connections, passionate about technology and is purpose driven.