"Clay Claiborne was an early Linux advocate, and his company,
Cosmos Engineering, was one of the first computer builders to offer
Linux-based PCs and servers. But Clay has never been as much about
business as he's been about social activism. He cofounded the Linux
Users of Los Angeles (LULA) group back in 1999, but lately he's
dropped out of Linux activism and is spending most of his time on
social (mostly anti-war) activism. He'll still happily build you a
Linux-based entertainment center PC, but his current passion is
making a Vietnam War video retrospective he hopes will help
Americans remember how poorly that adventure ended, and how the
experience we gained in Vietnam should should be applied to our
occupation of Iraq.
"On the Linux front, Clay's most notable pioneering effort was
his mid-'90s Linux on a Disk (LOAD) product..."