Luis Felipe R. Murillo is an anthropologist whose research is dedicated to the study of political cultures of computing. He is currently working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Sociologie économique (LISE-CNRS), Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) in Paris, France. Free Software and Open Hardware amateur in the etymological and contemporary senses of the expression, he has studied transnational exchange dynamics for software and hardwaredevelopment in various parts of the globe, including Brazil, Japan, China, and the United States. He is currently studying emergent forms of collaborative IT development for large-scale collaboration in the sciences and humanities. His research work is supported by the Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Société (IFRIS).