ALEXANDRE CASTRO (1984) is a designer and programmer since 2004. Having started his career with video and 3D animation, came after redirecting his focus of interest for the design and development of web platforms mainly in the cultural area. Having a training base in Communication Design, he was a founding member of the designers collective TunaLightZone between 2004 and 2008. In 2009, he has an internship in Barbara Says (targeted communication design studio for guests of the cultural district) and their collaboration continued until early 2013. During that time, he developed projects for clients such as the Berardo Museum, National Museum of Contemporary Art, the Chiado Museum, Turismo de Portugal and Prague Theatre and Teatro Maria Matos.Between 2010 and 2012 he was a professor in the School of Arts and Design of Caldas da Rainha where he taught courses relating to the development of interfaces and web technologies. Having been from an early age an explorer of computer technologies, in the last years he has been exploring the possibilities of micro-controllers as instruments to extend the scope of the possible in the human-machine interactions beyond conventional tools.