The COOK Report on Internet, Founder
Gordon Cook was from 1987 - 1990 the science editor technical writer at the John von Neuman National Supercomputer Center in Princeton NJ. Between 1990 and 1992, He later directed a study of what 3 years later became the commercial Internet for the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. Cook then founded The COOK Report on Internet, now in its 20th year, which he still edits and publishes. Cook has written extensively about research and education networks, including his recent book BUILDING A NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE INFRASTRUCTURE. He had an earlier career as a teacher and PhD Russian historian. He is a strong advocate of community owned fiber networks.