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In our schools and our libraries, Carolyn Fox believes we can push for more openness. Just entertaining the idea of it would be a huge step in the right direction for many who aren't aware of the open source movement beyond software that is underfoot.

We hope you enjoy getting to know Carolyn.

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Andrew Krzmarzick's picture

As the Community Manager of GovLoop—a highly active online community connecting more than 50,000 public sector professionals—Andrew Krzmarzick suspects his role is pretty similar to leading an open source project.

Hear Andrew speak more on this at the 2012 National Conference for Government Webmasters this year on September 11th in Kansas City.

We hope you enjoy getting to know Andy.

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Meet Barry Peddycord III, a PhD student in computer science at North Carolina State University. He wishes academia were more open so work like his can reach as many audiences as possible. Barry's insightful comments on articles across many groups enhance our conversations about the open source way. You can read his thoughts on open education at his blog. We hope you enjoy getting to know Barry.

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Meet Harish Pillay. An open source all-star in Singapore. He runs a personal blog called "life one degree north, one-o-three degrees east" that focuses on technology, FOSS, and open source. If you don't have @harishpillay on your Twitter stream, he's definitely worth a follow. We thank him for sharing many of our articles with his followers. You might find him in person at FUDcon or other open source events in the Asia-Pacific region. In his spare time, he's an active contributor to Fedora.

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Meet Marek Mahut. He's a system administrator in Brno, Czech republic, works for Red Hat, and has an interest in the public sector—particularly in how it can be more open and transparent. Read more about Marek and his contributions to

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Meet John Scott. He is a systems engineer in Alexandria, Virginia. Scott has worked extensively on open source software policy for the US government and military--and helped found MIL-OSS and Open Source for America. See what else he does.

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Congratulations to our 2011 People's Choice Award winner, David Doria. David is working toward his Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, specifically in the field of computer vision and image processing. Read more about David and his contributions to

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Seth joined in October with a post about Novacut. Since then, he's been sharing his knowledge of Kdenlive in an ongoing open video editing series that has been very popular with our readers. Ant there's more on the way. He's an independent multimedia artist and free culture advocate. We'd like to thank Seth for his current and future contributions. You've never seen open video editing like this before!

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Meet Scott Nesbitt. He's a freelance writer and consultant in Toronto, Canada. He uses open source tools for more than 85 percent of the work he does. He's idealistic about more getting more open data from our governments. Nesbitt also contributes to FLOSS Manuals by helping to document open source projects. We hope you enjoy getting to know Scott. Read more.

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Meet Paul Booker. He's a web developer in Birmingham, England and a contritor to Mozilla. He is a big fan of Drupal and helps edit the about:mozilla newsletter. We hope you enjoy getting to know Paul. Read more.

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