May 28, 1979 |
|Alma mater||University of California,San Diego
Kansas City Art Institute
|Known for||Open Clip Art Library
Jon "rejon" Phillips is an open-source developer, artist, designer, writer, educator, lecturer, and curator with 12+ years of experience creating communities and working within computing culture. He is a founder and developer of Fabricatorz LLC which began its operations in 2008 and works for clients such as Google, Mozilla and Creative Commons. He is Community Director for the social network company Status.Net.
Life and work
In 2002 he helped launch the open source drawing tool Inkscape. In 2004 he founded Openclipart and co-founded Open Font Library. With Bassel Safadi he built Aiki Framework—which runs OCAL and OFLB—and co-founded an Aiki Lab company focused on building on top of Aiki Framework. Taught Design and Technology at San Francisco Art Institute. He is co-founder of Qi hardware (Copyleft Hardware) and work on video synthesizer Milkymist One. With Isaac Mao and Christopher Adams he leads the Sharism project.
- Jon Phillips (rejon) Joins StatusNet
- Status.net at Blog World Expo
- Fabricatorz and Aiki Lab to Facilitate Open Source Developers Workshop in Collaboration With ictQATAR and Creative Commons Qatar
- Bringing the Libre: An Interview with Free Software Developer Jon Phillips
- Milkymist One Video Synthesizer Shown At 6th Libre Graphics Meeting In Montreal
- Jon Phillips presents the Milkymist One at FISL 12 in Porto Alegre
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