For a decade, Russian academic Igor Panarin has been predicting the U. For most of that time, he admits, few took his argument — that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the eventual breakup of the U. Panarin, 50 years old, is not a fringe figure.
He is the founder and Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive, one of the largest libraries in the world.
Soon after graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied artificial intelligence, Kahle helped found the company Thinking Machines, a parallel supercomputer maker.
The Internet Archive, which he founded innow preserves 20 petabytes of data - the books, Web pages, music, television, and software of our cultural heritage, working with more than library and university partners to create a digital library, accessible to all.
Lila Bailey Policy Counsel Lila is thrilled to join the Internet Archive to help advise on the complex legal and policy issues associated with democratizing access to knowledge.
Prior to this, Lila was a solo practitioner specializing in digital copyright and privacy issues for individual entrepreneurs and creators, early stage start-ups, Internet platforms, and libraries.
Lila began her working life in traditional publishing at Conde Nast Publications, but decided to go to law school so that "the lawyers don't break the Internet.
He was hooked ever since, and was delighted to join the Archive as Director of Super Center in In addition to stints leading software QA and driving content quality initiatives on the Kindle, he has run SQA, operations, and manufacturing teams at companies such as Apple and Ricoh.
The nicest rooms in his house are the kitchen and study, which is a good indication of what he likes to do in his spare time. Jacques Cressaty Director of Finance Board Secretary Jacques joined Internet Archive in and supervises the finance team responsible for the day to day financial administration, treasury, taxes, audits, grants management, regulatory requirements and whatever comes his way.
Over the past 16 years he has accumulated a trove of information that he makes available to our staff in the hope that it will make their job a little easier. His strength resides in extremely organized and blessed with a great memory.
He relocated from France 50 years ago, his outside interests are mostly in the arts, landscape photography, opera, jazz and spending time in nature. He joined the team in to develop a major gifts program with the Archive's most committed donors.
David has been a technology industry entrepreneur for over three decades. He was the co-founder of KnowledgeWeb which was acquired by a public company in Earlier in his career, David was the co-founder of technology distributor InfoMagic Australia which represented desktop publishing pioneers like Adobe, Aldus, and Radius.
As a philanthropist, he provided seed funding to found two non-profit organizations, the Biomimicry Institute and classical music recording label Musica Omnia and has served on numerous boards.
David still surfs a shortboard at Ocean Beach and is the father of a teenage daughter. Louis, managing Washington University Libraries' digital initiatives and related services. He has an M. He loves to explore the intersections of science and technology in a cultural heritage context, having published and presented on a variety of topics relating to the use of new media and emerging technologies in libraries and museums.
While working previously at Missouri Botanical Garden, he founded and led the Center for Biodiversity Informatics and served as the Founding Technical Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library BHLan international consortium of the world's leading natural history libraries that are working together to digitize their historic collections for free and open access use.
He has been a project director for several large informatics and academic computing projects, including the development of the Tropicos botanical information system, online at www.
In addition to his busy academic life, he enjoys making and selling soap for South Compton Soap Company, the small business he runs with his husband, who is also named Chris. Mark Graham Director of the Wayback Machine Mark Graham has created and managed innovative online products and services since As Director of the Wayback Machine he is responsible for capturing, preserving and helping people discover and use, more than 1 billion new web captures each week.
Mark was most recently Senior Vice President with NBC News where he managed several business units including GardenWeb and Stringwire, a live, mobile, video platform for collaborative citizen reporting.
Mark was Senior Vice President of Technology with iVillage, an early Internet company that focused on women and community. He co-founded Rojo Networks, one of the first large-scale feed aggregators and personalized blog readers sold to sixapart. In the early days of the net he managed technology and business development at The WELL and lead their effort to build the first web-based interface for online forums, and also helped bring the pre-web Internet to millions of people by running AOL's Gopher project as part of their Internet Center.
He managed technology for the pioneering US-Soviet Sovam Teleport email service and co-founded and managed PeaceNet, one of the first online communities for progressive social change, and later IGC.
Mark's early training and experience with computer-mediated communications was acquired while he served in the US Air Force, spending more than 3 years working at the Air Force Data Services Center at the Pentagon.
Mark's nonprofit work includes volunteering with the open education library http: Her first goal is to help build a new institute where brilliant developers can come work with the Archive's big data sets.
At the Archive, Wendy hopes to use her storytelling skills to share the remarkable stories locked in its collections.
Previously, as Chief Digital Officer of KCETLink and Link TV, the national non-profit media network, Wendy led diverse teams producing television series, apps, a semantic platform for global videos, international film contests and documentaries - all in the service of social change.Law & Order has been around since , and between its many changing regular cast members and numerous guests stars, chances are that any famous actor you can name has appeared on one of the shows.
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