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Anina

High Fashion Meets High Tech

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Anina

November 9, 2005

Anina represents the new European tradition in mobile Internet development. And you'd never guess her day job.

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Dan Bricklin

Inventor of the Spreadsheet

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Dan Bricklin

November 25, 2005

Dan Bricklin invented the spreadsheet -- personal computing's first killer app -- built and lost the first PC software empire and somehow remains a nice guy filled with ideas.

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Dan Drake

Autodesk Co-founder

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Bob Kahn

October 19, 2005

Dan Drake and a roomful of friends put together $59,030 and started Autodesk with a bunch of bad ideas and one that panned-out -- AutoCAD. Sometimes one is enough.

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Doug Engelbart

Inventor of the Computer Mouse

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Doug Engelbart

December 9, 2005

Doug Engelbart invented computer networks, time sharing, graphical user interfaces, and the mouse--all while driving to work one day in 1951. Really.

 

Judy Estrin

Founder, Bridge Communications

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Judy Estrin

April 10, 2006

Judy Estrin's career ranges from founder of Bridge Communications to CTO of Cisco to running Packet Design LLC. Quite the girl geek, eh?

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Andy Hertzfeld

The first Macintosh programmer...ever

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Andy Hertzfeld

September 6, 2005

Andy Hertzfeld, the original Macintosh systems programmer, talks about MacHistory and how he fell in love with Open Source software.

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Bill Joy

Sun Microsystems Co-founder

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Bill Joy

September 20, 2005

Bill Joy -- the father of Berkeley UNIX -- explains why he was fired from the International House of Pancakes.

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Brewster Kahle

Internet Archive Founder

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Brewster Kahle

September 27, 2005

Although Brewster Kahle started and sold companies for big bucks, his true love is capturing the whole Internet at the Internet Archive.

 

Bob Kahn

Inventer of TCP/IP

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Bob Kahn

January 30, 2006

Most nerds know Bob Kahn co-wrote TCP/IP; earlier he worked at Bolt Beranek & Newman where he was the primary architect for the Arpanet.

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Max Levchin

Co-founder of PayPal

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Max Levchin

September 13, 2005

Max Levchin, best known for co-founding PayPal, explains why he is starting his 5th through 7th companies and the virtues of staying up all night.

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Avram Miller

Co-founder Intel Capital

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Avram Miller

October 28, 2005

Avram Miller went from playing jazz piano to building DEC's first PC to starting Intel's venture fund.

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Tim O'Reilly

Open Source Pioneer

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Tim O'Reilly

October 4, 2005

Open Source pioneer Tim O'Reilly noticed the free software didn't come with free printed manuals and so a publishing empire was born.

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Dave Winer

Father of RSS and Web Logging

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Dave Winer

October 11, 2005

Dave Winer has been in the software industry since the days he worked with Mitch Kapor BEFORE Lotus 1-2-3.

 

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