Trebor Scholz is a writer, media activist, and educator who lives and works in New York City. He is the founder of the Institute for Distributed Creativity (iDC mailing list). In 2004 he organized Free Cooperation: The Art of Online Collaboration (w Geert Lovink). In 2005 he facilitated Share, Share Widely and in 2006 Architecture and Situated Technologies (with Omar Khan, Mark Shepard). In 2007 Autonomedia published The Art of Free Cooperation of which he is the co-editor.