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Christian Einfeldt

Welcome to the The Digital Tipping Point (DTP) collection. The DTP crew describes their project as a Point-of-View (POV) documentary film about the rapidly growing global shift to open source software, and the effects that massive wave of technological change will have on literacy, art, and culture around the world.



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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 5 segments features Linux systems administrator Christa Casebeer, in an interview shot at Linux World Expo 2008 in San Francisco. She is also an Internet personality who podcasts and blogs as Linuxchic at Alternageek.com, along with her business partner Joel Trigger, who blogs as TechMonkey. This series of segments is fascinating because Christa's job takes her close to a...
Topics: Christa Casebeer, Casebeer, Christa, Kansas City, Missouri, EEE PC, Overshot Customers, Colleges...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Kevin Foreman, who was a general manager for the Helix division at RealNetworks at the time this video was shot. Kevin Foreman is a filmmaker's dream. He is articular, handsome, and delivers awesome soundbites. Meaning that he states his opinion clearly and concisely. A documentary filmmaker is concerned less with whether an interviewee agrees with the...
Topics: Kevin Foreman, Foreman, Kevin, RealNetworks, Helix, Microsoft like the Roman Empire, The World is...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Jim Gettys, who is one of the computer scientists who has been instrumental in working on much of the fundamental programming that runs Linux and Unix. In this segment, Jim introduces himself, and gives a history of his work with the X Window System and the Athena Project. Jim says that one of the reasons that people have encountered difficulties with Windows...
Topics: Jim Gettys, Gettys, Jim, X Window System, history of, Athena Project, history of, Microsoft Windows...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this very short segment, Nelson completes his analogy about Microsoft Windows being similar to a car with the hood welded shut. You can't fix Microsoft Windows yourself, and you can't go to the auto mechanic of your choice to get it fixed. Your only choice is to deal with Microsoft. Nelson says that some problems are minor, like a mere oil change, and wouldn't it be better to fix those...
Topics: Nelson Pavlosky, Pavlosky, Microsoft Windows as a car with welded hood, freedom of choice of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of two segments features Clyde Vaughn, a retired minister who lives in Aptos, California. We interviewed Clyde because he is a Mac and Windows user, and was just being introduced to GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software at the time of this interview. We wanted to see why he chose the computers he used, and what his impressions he had of GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software....
Topics: Clyde Vaughn, Vaugh, Clyde, retired minister, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy, male, caucasian,...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Nelson Pavlosky, one of the Co-Founders of Free Culture.org, a civil rights group in cyberspace. In this clip, Nelson explains that Diebold tried to hide the fact that memos pertaining to defects in the code that ran the voting machines in the very close US 2000 presidential election in Florida were defective. Since the source code was closed, there is no way...
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Topics: Nelson Pavlosky, Pavlosky, Nelson, Diebold, Diebold memos, FreeCulture.org, voting machines,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features OpenOffice.org community documentation lead Gerry Singleton. Gerry has been involved with OpenOffice.org since long before it was released by Sun Microsystems as Free Open Source Software. He has was one of the primary contributors to one of the largest OpenOffice.org documentation projects in the world. Among other things, he wrote an on-line manual for...
Topics: Singleton, Gerry, Gerry Singleton, Canada, Toronto, Canada, Toronto schools massive OpenOffice.org...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. I ask Richard...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, Firefox, OpenOffice.org, OpenOffice.org and freedom,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 7 video segments features a behind-the-scenes look at the production of a popular Brazilian TV show, called TV Cultura, starring Marcelo Tas. In this episode of his broadcast, Marcelo is interviewing Alvaro De Moya, author of the book, TV Excelsior: Gloria...
Topics: Marcelo Tas, Tas, Marcelo, TV Cultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil, popularity of open source, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features interviews with Nakata Maho, who is, as of January, 2007, a post-doctoral fellow in chemistry at the University of Tokyo. Maho, as he prefers to be called, has also been one of the developers contributing to OpenOffice.org since the beginning of the project, and is also the founder and current lead of the Japanese Language project for OpenOffice.org. In this...
Topics: Maho Nakata, Nakata, Maho, Japan, OpenOffice.org, OpenOffice.org Japanese Language project
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 5 segments features Linux systems administrator Christa Casebeer, in an interview shot at Linux World Expo 2008 in San Francisco. She is also an Internet personality who podcasts and blogs as Linuxchic at Alternageek.com, along with her business partner Joel Trigger, who blogs as TechMonkey. This series of segments is fascinating because Christa's job takes her close to a...
Topics: Christa Casebeer, Casebeer, Christa, Kansas City, Missouri, EEE PC, Overshot Customers, Colleges...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. In this...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, Business Models For Open Source, code adaptation,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
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All of the video images of Afghanistan in this 6:23 video were shot by Carol Ruth Silver using an off-the-shelf consumer hand-held camera that fits in a coat pocket. This video short tells a brief version of the story of Carol Ruth Silver's non-profit work in bringing Linux-powered OLPC netbook computers to the children of Afghanistan. The story starts at a meeting of OLPC users in San Francisco, California, where Carol is getting some help configuring her computer. She also has decided to...
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Topics: OLPC, One Laptop Per Child
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Paul Donahue captures a bit of the Extremadura countryside. Unfortunately, the berms alongside the road were somewhate high, and so Paul is only able to get a bit of useable b-roll footage here. But this footage might be useful for a few seconds, because it shows how wide-open Extremadura is. Extremadura is one of the least densely populate areas of Europe, and...
Topics: b-roll Extremadura, b-roll Extremadura countryside
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William Li Wan, who was born Wan Li. He is a manager of the Sun China Engineering Institute in China. At the time of this interview, he was managing a team of 250 engineers, many of whom were focused on the StarOffice / OpenOffice.org code base. If you like this interview, and would like to help out, please feel free to type up a short description of this...
Topics: William Li Wan, Wan, William Li, Sun Microsystems Sun China Engineering Institute, Star
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 21 interview segments, Dolby computer wiz John Gilbert talks about where Linux has penetrated the movie industry. And if anyone should know, it is this guy. John makes his living by using Unix and Linux to help make the magic of Dolby movie sounds and...
Topics: John Gilbert, Gilbert, John, LiveCDs, Digital Tipping Point As Inevitable, Microsoft's troubles...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features Claudio Menezes, Senior Programme Officer, UNESCO Communication and Information Sector. United Nations Educational,...
Topics: laudio Menezes, Menezes, Claudio, UNESCO, Porto Alegre, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Schools as undershot customers, schools as...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Christian Hardy, the Chief Informations Officer for the French Ministry of Economics, Finance, and Industry. Christian Hardy's department is responsible for making purchasing decisions for much of France's governmental infrastructure, although not all of it. He is in a unique position to talk about France's interest in security, sovereignty, and growing France's IT...
Topics: Christian Hardy, Hardy, Christian, France, French Ministry of Economics, Finance and Industry
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Margaret Aranyosi discussing her work in bringing computer technology to under-developed communities in Africa. They support Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with the tools that those NGOs need to support their constituencies. For example, they supported a woman's organization that provides small, short-term loans to local business women. The computers...
Topics: Aranyosi, Margaret, Margaret Aranyosi, KITE, Inc., Africa, customers too small for market leader,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features OpenOffice.org community documentation lead Gerry Singleton. Gerry has been involved with OpenOffice.org since long before it was released by Sun Microsystems as Free Open Source Software. He has was one of the primary contributors to one of the largest OpenOffice.org documentation projects in the world. Among other things, he wrote an on-line manual for...
Topics: Singleton, Gerry, Gerry Singleton, Canada, Toronto, Canada, Toronto schools massive OpenOffice.org...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. In this...
Topics: Richard Stallman, Stallman, Richard, RMS, gotta have it, freedom doesn't protect itself, You Own...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Mandriva CEO Jean Francois Boncilhon introducing himself and givng a brief history of Mandriva, which was called MandrakeSoft at the time tha this interview was conducted in 2004. This first snip of Jean Francois also includes a little bit about where the revenues of MandrakeSoft were coming at the time of the interview. tape id =...
Topics: Mandriva, Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga is the creator of the Daily Kos website, which has become the equivalent of Wikipedia for grassroots Democratic Party politics in the United States. The Daily Kos is a platform for amplifying the voice of politically progressive grassroots political activists, aimed mostly on influencing and commenting on US electoral politics. The site has drawn comments from both...
Topics: Markos Moulitsas, Moulitsas, Markos, Daily Kos, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of videos features Salk Institute computational neuroscientist Thomas Bartol. Jonas Salk is best known for his work in creating the life-saving polio vaccine, but for our purposes, he was equaliy heroic for releasing his work to the public, famously saying that the people owned his vaccine and exclaiming, "Who owns my polio vaccine? The people! Could you patent the...
Topics: Salk Institute, Thomas Bartol, Bartol, Thomas, Mcell, myasthenia gravis, scientific method,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Kendall Dawson is the Community Liaison for Linspire, which produces a polished GNU Linux distro. Kendall embodies the quality that makes Linspire such a cool GNU Linux distro: it's commitment to the end user. I know from having spent a lot of time with Kendall on the Linspire forum and in emails that he works long hard hours to help end users feel comfortable and at home with their GNU...
Topics: Kendall Dawson, Dawson, Kendall, Linspire, San Diego, California, Lindows
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Paul Donahue does a simple marvelous job of capturing the majesty of the architecture of Madrid in this short segment. Of course, Madrid is huge, and there is no way that any one segment of footage of only a few minutes could begin to capture the incredible grandeur of Madrid, a city of 5 million people. But Paul gives us some really nice b-roll that begins to suggest the facades and the...
Topics: b-roll Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Patrick Harvey continues on with the story that he started on the previous segment, segment 004.mpg, about a youth voting group, called Black Vote, used the Internet to increase voter turnout among Black youth in Europe. Their success, he says, got established political parties to take them seriously. Without the Internet, the group would have been going door to...
Topics: Patrick Harvey, Harvey, Patrick, Scotland, Scottish Parliamentarian, Green Party, Glasgow, local...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga is the creator of the Daily Kos website, which has become the equivalent of Wikipedia for grassroots Democratic Party politics in the United States. The Daily Kos is a platform for amplifying the voice of politically progressive grassroots political activists, aimed mostly on influencing and commenting on US electoral politics. The site has drawn comments from both...
Topics: Markos Moulitsas, Moulitsas, Markos, Daily Kos, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features Patrick Henry, a Green Party member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, talking about these topics: how FOSS is "Green"; and how FOSS will affect IT jobs in Scotland. tape id = e-dv045_scotland_04_patrick_harvey_001.mpg The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open...
Topics: Patrick Harvey, Harvey, Patrick, Scotland, and open source, open source and jobs in Scotland, open...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This interview features Flavio Santino, a security teacher with 4Linux, a Brazilian company founded by Marcelo Marques, which provides services in supporting and deploying Linux in enterprise-level businesses. We interviewed Flavio primarily because he is such a good teacher that he makes his students laugh until they cry. Or at least we laughed until we cried while watching his class, and...
Topics: Flavio Santino, Santino, Flavio, Brazil, Sao Paulo, 4Linux, business models for open source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues his discussion of the similarities between the invention of the printing press and open source software. He also talks about the Brazilian love of do-it-yourself technology. Brazilians, he says, have a natural tendency to try to craft their own technical solutions, even if the country is a relatively poor country. Open source software fits right into that...
Topics: Marcelo Tas, Tas, Marcelo, Telecultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brasil, DIY and freedom, overshot...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This video features Kina Grannis, a pretty young woman who became popular overnight on YouTube for producing this video featuring her and her two sisters, Misa and Emi, singing a song, called "Gotta Digg", about the wacko passion that some people feel about participating in Digg.com. Her song is relevant to the DTP because she is singing about a news aggregator that author Dan...
Topics: Kina Grannis, Grannis, Kina, Misa Grannis, Grannis, Misa, Emi Grannis, Grannis, Emi, Gotta Digg,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment is our first proof of concept video short. It's not really a trailer, because a trailer is a much more complete promotional short used to give the viewers a feel for the final product. This proof of concept, by contrast, is really just to see how these particular segments would look together; to introduce a few of our interviewees; to show the audience some of the...
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Topics: Proof of concept, Proof of concept, four mins
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux. He is also the principal of LPI Brazil, an international training and certification company. This footage was shot...
Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, 4Linux, business models for open source, education, business...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of two segments features Clyde Vaughn, a retired minister who lives in Aptos, California. We interviewed Clyde because he is a Mac and Windows user, and was just being introduced to GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software at the time of this interview. We wanted to see why he chose the computers he used, and what his impressions he had of GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software....
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Linux guru Evan Littman talks about his formal training in Microsoft Windows and his experience with Linux. He first finishes talking about some of the projects that his local group had been working on, which is teaching local organizations how to use Linux, and installing Linux Terminal Server Project networks in local schools. He says that he likes working with open source...
Topics: Los Angeles, Evan Littman, Littman, Evan, Documentation Good For Linux, Business Models For Open...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Kendall Dawson is the Community Liaison for Linspire, which produces a polished GNU Linux distro. Kendall embodies the quality that makes Linspire such a cool GNU Linux distro: it's commitment to the end user. I know from having spent a lot of time with Kendall on the Linspire forum and in emails that he works long hard hours to help end users feel comfortable and at home with their GNU...
Topics: Kendall Dawson, Dawson, Kendall, Linspire, San Diego, California, Lindows
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Vikram Dendi, currently a Senior Product Manager for Incubation Business Strategy for Microsoft, who was a Product Manager for RealNetworks at the time of this interview. If there were one interview that could somehow embody much of what the Digital Tipping Point video library and documentary project is all about, it would be Vikram Dendi. Vikram himself...
Topics: Vikram Dendi, Dendi, Vikram, Helix, RealNetworks, Microsoft's Response to Free Open Source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Kevin Foreman, who was a general manager for the Helix division at RealNetworks at the time this video was shot. Kevin Foreman is a filmmaker's dream. He is articular, handsome, and delivers awesome soundbites. Meaning that he states his opinion clearly and concisely. A documentary filmmaker is concerned less with whether an interviewee agrees with the...
Topics: Kevin Foreman, Foreman, Kevin, RealNetworks, Helix, Microsoft like the Roman Empire, The World is...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Kevin Foreman, who was a general manager for the Helix division at RealNetworks at the time this video was shot. Kevin Foreman is a filmmaker's dream. He is articular, handsome, and delivers awesome soundbites. Meaning that he states his opinion clearly and concisely. A documentary filmmaker is concerned less with whether an interviewee agrees with the...
Topics: Kevin Foreman, Foreman, Kevin, RealNetworks, Helix, Microsoft like the Roman Empire, The World is...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Open Standards,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 6 interview segments, real-time Linux kernel developer Bill Huey talks about his experience with the efficacy of the Linux kernel society. He explains why he thinks that the Linux kernel project has proven to be such a huge success over more than a...
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, Let the Code Decide, Free Software and Free Culture, Meritocrcacy, Mobile...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 10 interview segments shows, we can learn a lot about...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, Anthropologists studying Free Open Source Software, FISL Con...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In segment 10 (Tape 156~004), Bill talks about some of the different approaches to Java and .Net. He says that he thinks .Net will not take over the Internet. Microsoft products, in general, are classless. They are generic. Their attitude toward security is reckless....
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, Microsoft's .Net, Miguel de Icaza, Icaza, Miguel de, Innovation, Myth of...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 10 interview segments shows, we can learn a lot about...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Open Source In Developing World, WorldSpace, Lower...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We at the DTP are not Microsoft-haters. And yet it is important to remember that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Right now, in 2008, Microsoft still has too much power over the desktop software market. And this interview with Sterling Ball reminds us about what can happen when one company has too much power. Sterling Ball is the owner of the Ernie Ball company, a...
Topics: Sterling Ball, Ball, Sterling, Ernie Ball, Microsoft As A Monopolist, BSA, Business Software...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
Topics: Christian Einfeldt, Einfeldt, Christian, Einfeldt's Berlin Presentation OpenOffice.org Conference...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Steve Weber, Ph.D., is a professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Institute of International Studies. He is also the author of the book, "The Success of Open Source." But for the purposes of the Digital Tipping Point film and library, he is the thinker who came up with one of the key concepts upon which the DTP is based: the idea of...
Topics: Steve Weber, Weber, Steve, Success of Open Source, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Steve Weber, Ph.D., is a professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Institute of International Studies. He is also the author of the book, "The Success of Open Source." But for the purposes of the Digital Tipping Point film and library, he is the thinker who came up with one of the key concepts upon which the DTP is based: the idea of...
Topics: Steve Weber, Weber, Steve, Success of Open Source, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features me, Christian Einfeldt, giving a keynote presentation to the OpenOffice.org Conference in Berlin in 2004. I really hesitate to put this footage up on the Archive for several reasons. First, arrogance is the kiss of death to a free open source project, and I am reluctant to do anything that makes it look as if this film or this segment is about me, which it's...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Samuel Clemens came back from the dead, and his name is now Doc Searls. This series of interviews features Doc Searls, who most certainly will be remembered as the creative journalistic wit of the Free Open Source Software movement. Like Samuel Clemmens before him, Doc Searls is a journalist with a piercing wit and insight into the fundamental nature of things. Doc even looks somewhat like...
Topics: Doc Searls, Searls, Doc, Clue Train Manifesto, Linux Journal, San Diego, Desktop Linux Summit
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features Andago CEO Rafael Garcia Leiva. Rafael has had an extraordinary impact on the advancement of Free Open Source Software in Spain. His company, Andago, has worked closely with the governments of several Spanish regions, such as the Region of Extremadura, which has become a global leader in advancing Free Open Source Softwre. In these segments, Rafael tells the...
Topics: Rafael Garcia Leiva, Leiva, Rafael Garcia, Spain, Madrid, Andago, MaX GNU/Linux distro, Madrid...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Garth Dickey, who at the time of this interview was the President and CEO of Progeny, Inc., a company founded by Ian Murdock, the founder of the Debian GNU-Linux distribution. In this series of interviews, Garth talks about how he came to Progeny; Progeny's business model; his individual history as an investment banker; and some of the general advantages of...
Topics: Garth Dickey, Dickey, Garth, Progeny, Debian, Ian Murdock, No Center of Gravity
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Vikram Dendi, currently a Senior Product Manager for Incubation Business Strategy for Microsoft, who was a Product Manager for RealNetworks at the time of this interview. If there were one interview that could somehow embody much of what the Digital Tipping Point video library and documentary project is all about, it would be Vikram Dendi. Vikram himself...
Topics: Vikram Dendi, Dendi, Vikram, Helix, RealNetworks, Microsoft's Response to Free Open Source...