Mr. Ed Malloy is the mayor of Fairfield, Iowa, the home of KRUU 100.1 FM.
Ed recently spear headed a campaign, which got Fairfield designated, as
one of Iowa’s great places. The town will receive a five hundred
thousand dollar grant as a result. Mr. Malloy is also a successful
businessman who is currently President of Danaher Oil.
The first Writers' Voices show to air on KRUU.
Buddy Biancalana is the former first round draft pick and shortstop for the Kansas City Royals. He was the star of the 1985 World Series and received the highest number of MVP votes for any position player. Mr. Biancalana is currently coaching professionally as well as working to develop peak performance in athletes. Buddy has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman and the Today Show.
Jonathan Freeman is a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army having recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. He has his BA from the University of Michigan and has an MA from Harvard University.
Steve Posner is a Lecturer at the University of Southern California. He is also an expert on the Middle East and the author of Israel Undercover, Secret Warfare and Hidden Diplomacy in the Middle East. Mr. Posner’s newspaper commentaries have appeared in the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the International Herald Tribune. Steve holds Masters degrees from the University of Southern California and Harvard University.
Janet Hope's PhD thesis was titled Open Source Biotechnology.
In 2002 Janet was awarded the APN Media Dialogica Award for Excellence in Scholarly Communication for an essay on complexity and risk in biotechnology. She has recently completed a series of papers on biotechnology regulation in New Zealand and is currently working full-time on her PhD at the Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences, under the supervision of Professor Peter Drahos (RegNet, ANU). She is also affiliated with the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, which together with the Law Program is funding the project.
Janet spoke to me about what Open Source means in Biotechnology.
Tim and Laya Hawthorne. Tim is the president and founder of Hawthorne Direct, America’s leading long form advertising agency. Tim has also worked for CBS and ABC Television. Laya is the producer, director, and writer of a documentary that was done for the non-profit organization, World Teach.
Siva Vaidhyanathan, a cultural historian and media scholar, is the author of Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (New York University Press, 2001) and The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System (Basic Books, 2004).
Vaidhyanathan has written for many periodicals,including American Scholar, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times Magazine, MSNBC.COM, Salon.com, openDemocracy.net,
Mr. Ari Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation Magazine and a Nation Institute Puffin Foundation writing fellow. Ari is a graduate of the Northwestern University. Ari has appeared on MSNBC and the Fox News network as a political analyst.
Today's guest is Abhas Abhinav. Abhas leads the team at DeepRootLinux (on the web at deeproot.in) and in Bangalore india. DeepRoot provides custom linux solutions, and also a Messaging Server, which is an email server, which is something that virtually every company - small, medium or large, requires today. Their deepofix solution is, according to them "the most complete, flexible and simplest mail server in the free software world".
Abhas spoke with me about what got him on the path to free software, and how he has dealt with running a business around an open source product, which is basically available for free from their site.
Mr. Ed Petersen is a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He retired from the FBI in 1987 after twenty-seven years of service. During that time Mr. Petersen investigated a wide range of federal violations including general criminal matters, international and domestic terrorism, and foreign counter intelligence. He has also served as the director of security for major league baseball. Mr. Petersen is currently one of the directors of Buckley Petersen Global, a private investigative and consulting company.
Dr. Stanley Cheren is a medical doctor who is a former faculty member of Boston University Medical School. Dr. Cheren has published numerous articles including a series on violence in sports, which appeared in the New York Times. He recently returned from Guatemala where he has been working with a Maya village to improve the community’s quality of health care. Dr. Cheren is a graduate of Harvard University and Tufts University Medical School.
My guest today on open views is Richard Jefferson, creator of the Biological Ope Source license, and founder of Cambia, a foundation based in Australia. Cambia creates tools to foster innovation and a sprit of collaboration in the life scinces.
Dr. Pedro Noguera is a professor of education at New York University. He has also been a professor at the University of California Berkeley and Harvard University. Dr. Noguera is the author of several books and over one hundred and fifty articles. He is considered one of America’s leading authorities on urban education. Dr. Noguera has appeared on numerous television and radio programs including the O’Reilly Factor.
In 2003 PLoS launched a medical and scientific publishing venture, committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. PLoS provides high-quality, high-profile journals in which scientists and physicians may publish their works. The works are immediately made available online, with no access charges and no restrictions, except for giving credit to the authors. The importance of the PLoS is hard to understate. Many librarians and scientists around the world consider the PLoS to be the most important open source project, as you've heard on this show by Mike Linkvayer and Richard Jefferson.
My guests today ar Mark Patterson and Ginny Barber, both editors at the Public Library of Science.
Richard Poynder is a feelance journalist, with contributions in the Financial Times, Information Today, Information World Review, and a regular blogger on his Open and Shut blog. In 2003 Richard Poynder had the idea to write a book about the open source and free culture movements - focusing on the people behind the movements.
The interviews that Richard has compiled thus far include Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation, Eric Raymond, founder of the Open Source Institute, Lawrence Lessig, creator of the Creative Commons license and the person who created the "free culture" monicker, Richard Jefferson, creator of the Biological Open Source License, and others.
The full text of his interviews and biographies can be found from his Open and Shut blog.
Richard agreed to speak with me about the free culture world and what he found to be interesting about the open source movements.
Mr. Kevin Clawson is the president of the non-profit, Reach the Children. Reach the Children provides underprivileged children opportunities for self-reliance by strengthening families and communities.
They operate in fourteen countries throughout Africa.
Ms. Mary Lou Johnson Pizzaro works for the U.S. State Department and is currently stationed in the U.S. Consulate’s Office in Lagos, Nigeria. She works closely with the local community there and has also done State Department work in South Africa. Ms. Pizzaro has degrees from the University of Nebraska and Harvard University.
Mr. Steven White is a producer, director, and actor. Steven’s grew up in the film industry. His father was a cinematographer for Cecil B. DeMille. Steven is currently the founder and president of the Shakespeare Ensemble Company based in Fairfield, Iowa.
Mr. Ari Berman is a contributing writer for The Nation Magazine and a Nation Institute Puffin Foundation writing fellow. Ari is a graduate of the Northwestern University. Mr. Berman has appeared on MSNBC and the Fox News network as a political analyst.