Rob Reilly

Rob Reilly
Independent Consultant, Writer, and Speaker, Rob "drtorq" Reilly


Rob Reilly is a consultant and writer specializing in Linux/Open Source Software, technology media, and the mobile professional. He’s been hired for a variety of engineering, business analysis, and Web-based projects with AT&T, Intermedia Communications, Lockheed-Martin, and Pachube. As a 10-year veteran of the tech media, Rob has posted hundreds of feature-length technology articles for,, Linux Journal magazine, PC Update magazine, and Nuts & Volts. He is a co-author of “Point & Click” and worked as a contributing editor for He’s also chaired speaking committees for the old LinuxWorld – Boston and San Francisco shows. Rob has a BS in Mechanical Technology from Purdue University and his first interactive computing session was with the Unix command line in 1981.


Open Hardware
Location: D137 Level: Intermediate
Rob Reilly (Rob "drtorq" Reilly)
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The hacker community has enthusiastically embraced the Arduino microcontroller. Linux and Open Source hackers are some of the most sophisticated and forward thinking in the business. This talk with give them plenty of ideas for building highly capable, remote sensor projects. Read more.


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