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Interview with Lawrence Lessig in 2009. Lawrence "Larry" Lessig (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic and political activist . He is a proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright , trademark , and radio frequency spectrum , particularly in technology applications, and he has called for state-based activism to promote substantive reform of government with a Second Constitutional Convention . [ 1 ]
Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR , is an American computer programmer , author and open source software advocate. After the 1997 publication of The Cathedral and the Bazaar , Raymond was for a number of years frequently quoted as an unofficial spokesman for the open source movement . [ 2 ] He is also known for his 1990 edit and later updates of the Jargon File , currently in print as the The New Hacker's Dictionary . [ 3 ] [ edit ] Biography Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1957, Raymond lived in Venezuela as a child. His family moved back to Pennsylvania in 1971. [ 4 ] Raymond said in an interview that his cerebral palsy motivated him to go into computing. [ 5 ] Raymond has spoken in more than fifteen countries on six continents, including a lecture at Microsoft . [ 6 ]
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Welcome to my piece of the Web. I maintain quite a lot of open-source software, FAQs, and HTML documents, so this site is rather complex. It's mostly validated HTML and light on the graphics, though. You won't have to wait an eon for any of the pages to load.
Linus Benedict Torvalds ( Swedish: [ˈliːn.ɵs ˈtuːr.valds] ( listen ) ; born December 28, 1969) is a Finnish American [ 2 ] [ 6 ] software engineer and hacker , who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel . He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel, and now acts as the project's coordinator. He also created the revision control system Git as well as the diving log software Subsurface.