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Luis von Ahn invented CAPTCHA

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Luis von Ahn the founder of the company reCAPTCHA, which was sold to Google in 2009, and the co-founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform. Luis came up with CAPTCHA when Yahoo Mail needed a way to combat bots creating emails. Yahoo approached Luis and he came up with text that […]

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Value Maker: Jeff Bezos and Amazon | sleon productions

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When Amazon first launched in 1995 as a website that only sold books, founder Jeff Bezos had a vision for the company’s explosive growth and e-commerce domination. He finally chose “Amazon” because he liked that the company would be named after the largest river in the world, hence the company’s original logo. Amazon got started […]