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Wm Salt
Job title: 
Community Director

/?/ Kilted Globetrotter,
Free/Libre/Open Advocate,
and Lifelong Hacker /?/

Wm Salt Hale is a Seattle local who studies Technology and Society at the University of Washington (UW) Department of Communication and is the Community Director at

He focuses on Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) and Culture; Hackers, Makers, and Breakers; and Computer-Mediated Communication using real-time synchronous systems.

Salt attends, organizes, and speaks worldwide at: conferences, conventions, events, festivals, and faires; on the topics of communication, crowdmatching, gnu/linux, information security, music, science fiction/fantasy, web development, and windsurfing. He is very approachable and will always be found wearing a kilt.