= Andy Nicholson is a free software hacker and new media activist.
"Currently part of the EngageMedia collective (http://www.engagemedia.org/), and consultant computer engineer, working across a range of technologies including Python and Java.
He is a past member of the CAT collective who were collectively responsible for online projects including http://active.org.au, and the initial indymedia.org network software ‘active’. He was a facilitator at the Asia Source FLOSS conference held in Bangalore, India, (Jan 2005) and was recently in residency at the MultiMedia Institute “mi2″ in Croatia, working on free software projects. (June 2005 - Feb 2006). He was involved in the organising for the international video activist meeting Tranmission, http://www.transmission.cc/ in Roma (June 2006).
He has a First Class Honours degree in Computer Engineering, from Newcastle University." (http://www.anat.org.au/stillopen/blog/the-facilitators/)