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Profile of Stallman in Psychology Today

Profile of Stallman in Psychology Today.

My upcoming speeches

2019-11-29 - San Pedro, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico

Title: "Informática, Libertad y Privacidad"
Start time: 10:00
Finish time: 13:00
Location: 27800, Calle 16 de Septiembre 26, Centro (calle adyacente a la plaza principal de la ciudad), San Pedro, Coahuila de Zaragoza
Language: Spanish
LargerEvent: Quinto Concurso de Programación "ITS San Pedro Contest" (2019-11-28–29)
Public: yes

2019-12-09 - Tecamachalco, La Paz, Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Title: "El movimiento del software libre"
Start time: 12:00
Finish time: 15:00
Location: Auditorio ubicado en Edificio F (antes Ingeniería Ambiental), Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores del Oriente del Estado de México, Dirección Paraje San Isidro S/N, Barrio de Tecamachalco, La Paz. Estado de México, C.P. 56400. Phone: 5559863497; Transporte público: Metro la PAZ, linea A, colectivo direccion geovillas de san Isidro, TESOEM; Cinemex Los Reyes, a un costado de Coopel sale colectivo dirección a Geovilas de San Isidro, TESOEM
Language: Spanish
LargerEvent: n/a
Public: yes

image of rms playing recorder to a butterfly that is visiting the computer room (jpeg 2k) (jpeg 64k) There is a black-and-white photograph of me as a 5820K Encapsulated Postscript file, a 3762K JPEG file, and a 5815K TIFF file.

Here is a color photo in JPEG format.

image or rms with a stuff gnu in the foreground Here is a more recent photo.

Some recent photos:

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Photos and drawings

"You assist an evil system most effectively by obeying its orders and decrees. An evil system never deserves such allegiance. Allegiance to it means partaking of the evil. A good person will resist an evil system with his or her whole soul."
-Mahatma Gandhi

A funny image.

Drawing of me.

A watercolor portrait by Marco Novo (released CC0 "No Rights Reserved").

Another drawing.

A photo of a painting of me.

A drawing of me.

RMS, Assange, Snowden.

A photo of me, in Svalbard, wearing a snowmobile suit. Taken by Håkon Wium Lie, released under CC BY.

A photo taken by Bill Ebbesen at the Danish Technical University on 2007/03/31. It is free to use and redistribute (placed in the public domain worldwide by the original copyright holder).

Photos from Copyright vs. Community event, Jan 31, 2008.

A photo from a recent interview.

A photo of RMS with a large "aureole" by Roberto Brenlla.

An imaginative painting of Richard Stallman, by Jin Wicked.

Another drawing of me, by Banlu Kemiyatorn.

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