BB reader Sarah says,
Roy Rosenzweig, founder of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, died on October 11, 2007. He was a pioneer in digital history and pushed for open access and for use of digital material in historical scholarship.
(Via Boing Boing.)
This caught my attention because, having went to GMU, I had helped to contribute a number of photographs & videos that I took of GMU's trip to the NCAA final 4 in 2006 I met this brilliant man on one fine saturday in late May of 2006 while delivering my files on a dvd to the dept. for archiving. His personality & cordiality was such that it stuck in my mind to this day.