Sunday
Nov012009

Biz Stone | Twitter

image source: Joi/FlickrBiz Stone is the co-founder and Creative Director of social networking and micro-blogging site Twitter.

 

   

 

Tuesday
Feb232010

Blaise Aguera y Arcas | Photosynth

image credit: Justin Hourigan/FlickrBlaise Aguera y Arcas is the founder of Seadragon Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2006. He is also the co-creator of Photosynth, a software application that generates three-dimensional models from digital photographs. Arcas is the architect of Bing Maps at Microsoft where he has built augmented reality into searchable maps.

 

 

 

 

 

Monday
Nov302009

Blake Ross | Firefox

image credit: John Griffiths/Wikimedia CommonsBlake Ross was born on June 12, 1985. Blake co-founded the Mozilla Firefox Project along with Dave Hyatt and the Spread Firefox Project with Asa Dotzler. The Firefox web browser has been one of the most successful and widely used open-source browsers ever. Recently reaching 1 billion downloads.

 

 

 

Friday
Nov272009

Bram Cohen | BitTorrent

 image credit: Jacob Applelbaum/Wikimedia CommoBram Cohen is best known for being the author of the peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent protocol and the the file sharing program BitTorrent. Cohen is also the co-founder of CodeCon, organizer of the San Francisco Bay Area P2P-hackers meeting, and the co-author of Codeville a revision control computer program.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday
Feb232010

Caterina Fake | Flickr

image credit: caterina/FlickrCaterina Fake co-founded the photo sharing site Flickr with Stewart Butterfield in 2004. Flickr was purchased by Yahoo in 2005. Fake also co-founded Hunch, a collective intelligence decision making site, in 2009.