Douglas Irving Repetto is an artist and teacher. His work, including sculpture, installation, performance, recordings, and software is presented internationally. He is the founder of a number of art/community-oriented groups including dorkbot: people doing strange things with electricity, ArtBots: The Robot Talent Show, organism: making art with living systems, and the music-dsp mailing list and website. Douglas teaches at Columbia University, where he is the director of the Sound Arts MFA program in the School of the Arts and Computer Music Center. He lives in New York City with his wife, writer Amy Benson, and their young son; two cute/bad cats, Pokey and Sneezy; and many plants.