Evan Williams, Christopher Isaac Stone and Jack Dorsey
Whether you use it or not, you have probably heard of Twitter. The popular social media service that connects you to the world via a 140 character sentence was the creation of Evan Williams, Christopher Isaac Stone and Jack Dorsey.
Facebook has been a huge social networking breakthrough. Zuckerberg and his roomies conceived the idea in their Harvard Campus and now the entire world is seemingly glued to this form of social media interaction. Yes, we are too, you can check out our page at www.facebook.com/list25. Go ahead, check it out.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Google has taken just about everything by storm. From search engines to mobile apps, it seems there’s not much Google is not into. It’s crazy to think that this company was incorporate in 1998. But the fact is, we are all aware (and probably use) Google products thanks to its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
After the rage of floppy disks and compact discs, flash memory became a household name in the form of USB flash drives, memory cards and the like. For one, it’s smaller than it’s storage predecessors and two, it can hold a larger amount of information than the former. Fujio Masuoka has apparently made our lives a lot easier and lighter.
Ray Tomlison created the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts connected to the ARPAnet (Previously, mail could be sent only to others who used the same computer). To achieve this, he used the all too familiar @ sign to separate the user from their machine.