- Speaking Freely - 20061128 - Dr. Pedro Noguera

28:33 minutes (26.14 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Pedro Noguera

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.

8 - Open Views - Richard Jefferson, creator of BiOS license

65:17 minutes (59.77 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

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.

- Speaking Freely - 20061121 - Dr. Stanley Cheren

30:05 minutes (27.55 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Dr. Stanley Cheren

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.

- Speaking Freely - 20061114 - Ed Petersen

31:39 minutes (28.98 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Ed Petersen

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.

6 - Open Views - Abhas Abhinav, founder

55:52 minutes (51.15 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Today's guest is Abhas Abhinav. Abhas leads the team at DeepRootLinux (on the web at 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.

- Speaking Freely - 20061107 - Ari Berman II

28:29 minutes (26.08 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Ari Berman

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.

5 - Open Views - Siva Vaidhyanathan, author and historian

60:00 minutes (54.94 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

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,,,

- Speaking Freely - 20061031 - Tim & Laya Hawthorne

28:16 minutes (25.88 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Tim and Laya Hawthorne

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.

56:41 minutes (51.9 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

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.

- Speaking Freely - 20061024 - Steve Posner

29:49 minutes (27.3 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Steve Posner

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.

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