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Give Him Money. Lots Of It. This Is One Human Who Truly Deserves It. What An Amazing Guy. Luis von Ahn: Massive - Scale Online Collaborati

 
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Luis von Ahn
Born 1979 (age 33–34)[citation needed]
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Residence United States
Institutions Carnegie Mellon University
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University
Duke University
Doctoral advisor Manuel Blum

Known for CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA, Duolingo, crowdsourcing pioneer

Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship (2006), TR35 (2007)[1]
Luis von Ahn, PhD (born in 1979 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is an entrepreneur and an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University.[2] He is known as one of the pioneers of crowdsourcing. He is the founder of the company reCAPTCHA, which was sold to Google in 2009.[3] As a professor, his research includes CAPTCHAs and human computation,[4] and has earned him international recognition and numerous honors. He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship (a.k.a., the "genius grant") in 2006,[5][6] the David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship in 2009, a Sloan Fellowship in 2009, and a Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship in 2007, and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers[7] in 2012. He has also been named one of the 50 Best Brains in Science by Discover Magazine, and has made it to many recognition lists that include Popular Science Magazine's Brilliant 10, Silicon.com's 50 Most Influential People in Technology, Technology Review's TR35: Young Innovators Under 35, and FastCompany's 100 Most Innovative People in Business.

Siglo Veintiuno, a leading newspaper in Guatemala, chose him as the person of the year in 2009. In 2011, Foreign Policy Magazine in Spanish named him the most influential intellectual of Latin America and Spain.[8

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he's a GIMP!

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