James Stevens has been one of the driving forces behind BACKSPACE (net lounge and medialab in London) since it was established in 1995. In 2000 he established spc.org, a small organisation run and arranged by consensus and loose association to share resources. He is co-founder of CONSUME, a strategy for self provision of networking services, utilising Wireless LAN technologies, open source development principals and counter commercial tactics. It is developed and maintained on a not-for-profit basis by those using it. James Stevens works currently as the UK Producer for the Windows Media Player Guide.