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The Digital Tipping Point

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 particular segment features more images of the Extremadura countryside, including the remarkable silhouette of a bull that stands atop a hill alongide the highway from Madrid to Merida. Livestock farming is really important in Extremadura, so much so that Free Open Source Software researcher Charles Curran, a vegetarian who lives in Seville, points out that ham is considered a vegetable...
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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 Heather Baker, a business manager with Cerberian, Inc., a web-filtering provider for multiple computer systerms, including both Microsoft Windows and GNU-Linux. We at the DTP consider Cerberian's work with Linux to be a digital tipping point because it's an example of the growth of businesses around the GNU-Linux business hub. One of the questions that...
Topics: Heather Baker, Baker, Heather, Cerberian, Inc., parental control filters, pornography filters,...
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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. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This 3:51 minute video segment features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux, as he takes the camera on a tour of his company's office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This segment also showcases Marcelo's...
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Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, b-roll, 4Linux, 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.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a 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 13 interview segments shows, we can...
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. 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 segment features more images of the Extremadura countryside, including the remarkable silhouette of a bull that stands atop a hill alongide the highway from Madrid to Merida. Livestock farming is really important in Extremadura, so much so that Free Open Source Software researcher Charles Curran, a vegetarian who lives in Seville, points out that ham is considered a vegetable...
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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 7 b-roll segments features the DTP Brazil crew (Paul Donahue and Christian Einfeldt) driving through Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the way to film the Jaragua...
Topics: B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 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 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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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
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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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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. In this segment, Lena Zuniga essentially flips Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Abraham Maslow, of course, said that humans need to first cover their basics like food, shelter, and then move up to more advanced needs like entertainment and information. Lena begins by saying that telecenters are present throughout much of Latin America. She says that there have been mixed results, of course, with...
Topics: Lena Zuniga, Zuniga, Lena, Bellanet, Latin America, economic development, developing countries,...
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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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CAUTION! The audio in this video picks up slightly at 4:37, so protect your ears. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This 6:49 minute segment features Ken Starks, one of the organizers of Lindependence 2008, talking with Arthur, a new user who is interested in trying out GNU-Linux. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP story about Lindependence 2008, which is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka...
Topics: Ken Starks, Starks, Ken, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail Free Open Source Activism,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Michael Robertson has been one of the most influential leaders in the drive to bring Free Open Source Software to mainstream desktop customers. Michael's companies have created quality desktop software products and services with the polish you would expect from Apple, at a price much lower than comparable Microsoft products. For example, Michael's Linspire GNU Linux distro makes it super...
Topics: Michael Robertson, Robertson, Michael, Linspire, Lindows, Desktop GNU Linux, User-friendly GUIs,...
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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 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. This series of segments features one of Hewlett Packard's greatest open source software stars, Stormy Peters. And yes, every one really calls her Stormy. You've just gotta be impressed by parents who would name their baby girl Stormy. What a prophecy for a child's life. And true to her name, Stormy Peters has achieved great things. Stormy works at OpenLogic where she set up and manages the...
Topics: Stormy Peters, Peters, Stormy, Hewlett Packard
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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 a tour of a Brazilian telencenter, called Jaragua TaiPas. It is located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of some 19 million people. You can see b-roll footage of the drive through Sao Paulo to this telecenter here....
Topics: Children And Open Source, B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And Open Source,...
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Thanks to Ted Nebus for doing the initial rough-editing of this raw source code footage! This footage features beautiful b-roll (background) footage shot by Paul Donahue from near the top of the Conde Matarazzo City Hall building mostly due north toward the Praco Ramos de Azevedos square, which is the green park with palm trees that you see. The nearest intersection just north of the square is where Rua Cel. Xavier do Toleda crosses Viaduto do Cha. We were in this building to interview the...
Topics: b-roll Sao Paulo Conde Matarazzo city hall building, Sao Paulo, Praca Ramos de Azevedo square, Sao...
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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 of b-roll shows the beautiful country-side surrounding Merida, the capitol of Extreemadura, Spain. It was shot from the 8th story window where Paul Donahue and I stayed in the Las Lomas Hotel, which is a nice hotel, and not too expensive, either. You will want to make sure that you get a room facing away from the car wash, though, which is located across the street from the...
Topics: Spain, Extremadura landscape, b-roll Extremadura, b-roll Merida landscape, Las Lomas Hotel
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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 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 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 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 segments features Charles Schulz, the lead of the massive Native Language Confederation of OpenOffice.org. One doesn't really grasp how immensely huge and important the OpenOffice.org project is until one visits the Native Language Conference page of OpenOffice.org. It's a mini-United Nations unto itself. One heart-warming story is worth telling briefly here: Both Hebrew and...
Topics: Charles Schulz, Schulz, Charles, OpenOffice.org Native Language Confederation, France
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, Embedded Linux, Real Time Linux, Obstacles 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. 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 8 video segments features b-roll images and sound of the art reclamation project at School Park in Santo Andre, a mostly industrial city adjacent to Sao Paulo, Brazil. As will be learned from the tour associated with this b-roll, the purpose of this art...
Topics: Children And Open Source, Old Hardware & Open Source, School Park, Santo Andre, Santo Andre,...
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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 7 b-roll segments features the DTP Brazil crew (Paul Donahue and Christian Einfeldt) driving through Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the way to film the Jaragua...
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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 a tour of a Brazilian telencenter, called Jaragua TaiPas. It is located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of some 19 million people. You can see b-roll footage of the drive through Sao Paulo to this telecenter here....
Topics: Children And Open Source, B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And Open Source,...
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. 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 3 video segments features a tour of the e-Government office of the City of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo is a city of some 19 million people, making it one of the top ten most populous cities of the world (seventh largest as of the time of this writing in...
Topics: B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And 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. 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 is part of a series of "person-on-the-street" interviews we conducted in Harvard Square. We wanted to see how deeply free open source software had permeated the consciousness of the denizens of Cambridge. Harvard Square could not be called a cross-section of the US; but Cambridge certainly is the breeding ground of the privileged and the leaders of the next generation,...
Topics: DTP No Keywords, Harvard Square, person in the street interviews
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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. 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 is some background footage of the lecture hall where Christian Einfeldt gave a speech about the digital tipping point. There is not much useful footage here, other than a shot of Anthony Long's ear and a profile view of Ian Lynch, and a few long shots of Danese Cooper, who was still with Sun Microsystems at that time. This footage has problems with flicker and with blue tinge. This is...
Topic: b-roll Berlin 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. 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,...
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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
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 4 segments features Larry Lessig, a Stanford Law professor who has completely changed the nature of intellectual property by giving legal structure to the Free Culture movement. Lessig is featured here as a keynote speaker at the huge FISL 5 conference that took place in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in June 2004. Lessig is introduced here in Brazilian Portuguese by Claudio Prado, the...
Topics: Larry Lessig, Lessig, Larry, Creative Commons, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil, Free...
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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 7 b-roll segments features the DTP Brazil crew (Paul Donahue and Christian Einfeldt) driving through Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the way to film the Jaragua...
Topics: B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 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 interviews features Heather Baker, a business manager with Cerberian, Inc., a web-filtering provider for multiple computer systerms, including both Microsoft Windows and GNU-Linux. We at the DTP consider Cerberian's work with Linux to be a digital tipping point because it's an example of the growth of businesses around the GNU-Linux business hub. One of the questions that...
Topics: Heather Baker, Baker, Heather, Cerberian, Inc., parental control filters, pornography filters,...
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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 8 video segments features a life-size chess game that takes place at School Park in Santo Andre, a mostly industrial city adjacent to Sao Paulo, Brazil. These 8 are largely b-roll shot with the intent of being displaying at a faster speed to demonstrate a...
Topics: Children And Open Source, Old Hardware Open Source, School Park, Santo Andre, Santo Andre, 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 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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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. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a 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 13 interview segments shows, we can...
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. There really is no easy way to describe Dirk-Willem van Gulik's work, because what he does is so complex. He basically helps build the massive system of roadways that we call "the Internet". His formal bio says that he is a Senior Partner at the Tribal Knowledge Group, a specialist Apache consultancy company, with 15 years of Internet engineering, consulting and project management...
Topics: Dirk-Willem van Gulik, van Gulik, Dirk-Willem, Internet road-builder, Apache Software Foundation,...
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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, Baskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Simon Phipps, the head of free open source strategy for Sun Microsystems. If you are attending a conference where Simon is talking, do make sure to take time to sit in on Simon's presentation, because his talks are often worth the price of admission alone. Simon is erudite, engaging, and insightful. One of his key analytical contributions to understanding free open...
Topics: Simon Phipps, Phipps, Simon, Sun Microsystems, Berlin OpenOffice.org Conference 2004
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This series of 4 segments features Sean Kellogg, a volunteer, giving an introduction to Debian GNU-Linux at Lindependence 2008, which was an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka Helios) to persuade a town of 6,000 people to try out Free Open Source Software for one week, starting July 28, 2008. On July 13 and 15, 2008, there were town meetings at the First Presbeterian Church on Highway 9 in Felton for the purpose of familiarizing people with GNU-Linux, and helping them with any...
Topics: Sean Kellogg, Kellogg, Sean, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail 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. 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 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. 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 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. 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,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments comprises an interview of Christophe Cazin. At the time of this interview, Christophe was the person in charge of technical strategy at the Bureau of Information and Communication Information Systems of the Interior Ministry for France. He currently holds a position as the Deputy Manager Engineering of Equipment and Deployment. His current responsibility is mainly to...
Topics: Christophe Cazin, Cazin, Christophe, France, French Ministry of the Interior, French Police, Civil...
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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 3 segments features Rolf Pedersen, a volunteer at Lindependence 2008, talking about his role in demonstrating Mandriva Linuxat Lindependence 2008. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP story about Lindependence 2008, which is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka Helios) to persuade a town of 6,000 people to try out Free Open Source Software for one...
Topics: Rolf Pedersen, Pedersen, Rolf, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail 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 segments features Helen Greiner, Chairman of iRobot. Helen co-founded iRobot along with Colin Angle and Dr. Rodney Brooks. In additon to her work at iRobot, Helen's 16 years of experience in robotic technology includes work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and MIT's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. The iRobot company is probably best well-known at this point in May,...
Topics: Helen Greiner, Greiner, Helen, iRobot Corporation, iRobot PackBot, 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, Margaret talks about two projects that KITE, Inc., had been supporting. The first is the Gitaru Water Selp Help Project in Kenya. The man running that project had been keeping written records of small donations, literally pennies, every month from the members of the village who benefitted from the project. When the number of families reached 8,000, the man became exhausted....
Topics: Aranyosi, Margaret, Margaret Aranyosi, KITE, Inc., Africa, Gitaru Water Self Help Project, clean...
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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 interview segments features Bob Kerr, a highly paid computer systems administrator for Universal Studios in California, who quit his job to return to his native Scotland to give out Free Open Source Software CDs in schools and nearly all of the Scottish libraries. In the first two tapes in Bob's interviews (tapes 042 and 043), Bob explains that he undertook this work because...
Topics: Bob Kerr, Kerr, Bob, Scotland, Edinburgh, Free Software And Free Culture, Microsoft Like The Roman...
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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. In this particular segment, Jean Francois makes a loose comparison between auto makers and Linux software distributions. He says that in both cases, the companies really are assembling parts made elsewhere. He notes that although MandrakeSoft's value-add to the distribution is small, so are their costs and their profits. He says that there is "social justice" in this arrangement....
Topics: Mandrake, MandrakeSoft, Mandriva, Boncilhon, Jean Francois, Jean Francois Boncilhon, Linux distros...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Simon Phipps, the head of free open source strategy for Sun Microsystems. If you are attending a conference where Simon is talking, do make sure to take time to sit in on Simon's presentation, because his talks are often worth the price of admission alone. Simon is erudite, engaging, and insightful. One of his key analytical contributions to understanding free open...
Topics: Simon Phipps, Phipps, Simon, Sun Microsystems, Berlin OpenOffice.org Conference 2004
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. Sophie Gautier is the lead of the French Native Language Project and a member of the Community Council, OpenOffice.org's governing board. She has been involved in developing and leading OpenOffice.org almost since the beginning. Sophie lives in and works out of the West African nation of Burkina Faso. Sophie is known and loved in the community for her clear thinking and calm deliberate...
Topics: Sophie Gautier, Gautier, Sophie, OpenOffice.org, French Native Language Project, Africa, France,...
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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. These segments feature b-roll of the most impressive human-like robots that I have ever seen. This robot, called the Kawada HRP2, lies down, gets up, does side bends, can carry lumber with a human being, and waives to the crowd, all with fluid motion. Almost none of its motion is associated with the awkward motion that we associate with robots. It demonstrates particular fluidity of motion...
Topics: Kawada Industries, Japan, Humanity of Robotics, Humanoid Robots, 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. 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,...
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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. In this segment, Josh Abraham recounts his memories of preparing web pages using Linux (GNU/Linux) on a 486 as opposed to using Notepad under Microsoft Windows. He says that he was able to keep 12 console terminal windows open under Linux, which made his work much faster than under Microsoft Windows. He says that it helped him adjust to life as a freshman in high school, because he was able...
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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 4 video segments features a tour of the School Park mashup art and Free Software space in Santo Andre, a mostly industrial city adjacent to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Our tour guide, Dalton, is an electrical engineer who works at the center. The purpose of this...
Topics: Children And Open Source, Old Hardware and Open Source, School Park, Santo Andre, Santo Andre,...
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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 interview segments features Bdale Garbee, who is one of the key tech gurus responsible for Hewlett Packard's support of Free Open Source Software. Hewlett Packard is currently the world's largest manufacturer of computer systems for individuals, small...
Topics: Bdale Garbee, Garbee, Bdale, Hewlett Packard, 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. This interview features Ricardo Mireles, founder of Academia Avance, a public charter school in Los Angeles. Ricardo spends most of his interview explaining that computer techonology is a process, not just a product, and that in most of the places where Free Open Source Software is gaining popularity, it is winning because it allows the users to control that process. As an example, he cites...
Topics: Ricardo Mireles, Mireles, Ricardo, Free Software And Free Culture, Digital Tipping Point To Happen...
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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 a tour of a Brazilian telencenter, called Jaragua TaiPas. It is located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a city of some 19 million people. You can see b-roll footage of the drive through Sao Paulo to this telecenter here....
Topics: Children And Open Source, B-roll Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Telecenters in, Telecenters And Open Source,...