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Eric Raymond co-founded the Open Source Initiative in February 1998, and has been an advocate for the movement (and president of the OSI) ever since. Hailing from Malvern, Pa., he’s an Internet developer and writer, as well as a self-professed anthropologist and philosopher who loves science fiction and Tae Kwon Do. Raymond took a moment from e-mailing a sci-fi writer to speak with GT’s Meredith Salisbury about the blue screen of death, Linux, and why open source is crucial to an industry that relies on complex software.

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