Jonathan Keiler is a multifaceted voice in the realms of military analysis, open science, information technology, and notably, the arts. With a distinguished career that spans over two decades, Jonathan has carved a niche as a blogger, independent journalist, and a vehement advocate for the Open Access movement—a cause close to his heart for more than ten years.

Jonathan’s journey from a historian with a profound love for history to a revered writer, broadcaster, and speaker on international affairs and art is a testament to his versatile intellect and curiosity. Born in Newfoundland and enriched by an extensive academic journey across Canadian, American, and British universities, he culminated his studies with a Ph.D. in Military and Middle Eastern History from the University of London. This diverse educational background not only sharpened his analytical skills but also imbued him with a rich understanding of global cultures and histories.

His keen insight into modern technological and intellectual movements, coupled with a passionate interest in art, allows Jonathan to explore and elucidate the complex interplay between technological advancements and creative expression. Whether analyzing the latest trends in scholarly communication, e-Science, or delving into the world of art and how it intersects with open access to information, Jonathan’s work is a bridge between the analytical and the aesthetic.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Jonathan’s dedication to art and its importance in society reflects his belief in the transformative power of creativity. His engagement with art not only complements his advocacy for open access to scientific knowledge but also highlights his commitment to making all forms of knowledge—be it scientific or artistic—accessible to a wider audience.

As Jonathan continues to navigate and influence the evolving landscapes of military strategy, technology, and art, his contributions remain invaluable for those seeking insight, innovation, and inspiration. His ability to intertwine his interests in history, technology, and art makes his work uniquely impactful, offering perspectives that are both enlightening and deeply humanizing.