Brad Templeton is chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (the leading cyberspace civil rights group.) He is a director of the Foresight Institute, a futurist/nanotechnology think tank and a director of BitTorrent Inc. Previously, he was founder and CEO of ClariNet Communications, the first dot-com company and the author of 12 packaged software products and other software package. He also created rec.humor.funny on USENET, from 1988 to 1995 the most widely read publication on the internet and now the world’s longest running blog. He is also a photographer, and has been for 10 years a popular technology-based artist at Burning Man.