May 22, 2001

The Linux operating system revolutionized the Internet, and was a system where everyone worked to make it better. Linus Torvalds created the program, and talks with Todd today about his early background in physics and math, and how he started the Linux project in college. His recent book is "Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary".

Swearing in the workplace is a problem according to some employees. James O'Connor teaches classes for workers who want to clean up the language in the office. He talks with Todd about the tips he offers in his classes at his "Cuss Control Academy".

A new set of film documentaries is being released for public television about the issues of sprawl on cities and suburbs. Film producer Christopher Cook talks with Todd about making the films, and what he discovered about the social, economic, and environmental effects of sprawl on cities.