PLATINUM Lifetime Award Mr. Stephen E. Arnold
For his constant demonstration of the utility of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) in the understanding of social networks, emerging technologies, and cultural realities. As a world-renowned authority on information and communications, with a deep understanding of the public policy value of open source information, he has made himself available around the world, and had much more influence than most realize. His publication of the book, “The Google Legacy,” is a mere milestone in one of the most distinguished information careers in the world.
Stephen E. Arnold has been the virtual Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for OSS and EIN all these years, as a pro bono contribution. He has also been the architect behind FirstGov and GovUSA, and is now supporting efforts by Medard Gabel to build the World Brain as EarthGame. Below is his contribution OSS '02.