Working from both sides of “the pond“, the Pond Jumpers (Greg & Russ) strive to bring you top notch podcasts about the world of open source.
Greg Turnquist, co-host/producer
Greg is an active participant in the Open Source community and wiki evangelist. While working during the day as a senior software engineer at SpringSource, he spends his spare time leading the Spring Python project, implementing Spring’s powerful concepts in a pythonic fashion. He wrote Spring Python 1.1 and is currently working on Python Testing Cookbook.
He has contributed patches to several projects including: MythTV, Spring, Spring Security, Mediawiki, and TestNG’s Eclipse plug-in. He is also a firm believer in Agile software practices, especially test driven design. He also spoke at the Spring One Americas conference. He completed a master’s degree in Computer Engineering at Auburn University, and lives in Melbourne, FL in the United States with his family.
Russ Miles, co-host
A self-confessed open source advocate and polyglot programmer, Russ Miles is Managing Director and principal executive consultant at Open Credo.
Russ is an advocate of convention-over-configuration as a productivity technique and is an active contributor to the Grails plug-in ecosystem. He is also a keen contributor to open source projects as well as being a prolific author including: “AspectJ Cookbook”, “Learning UML 2.0″ and “Head First Software Development”.