Minh’s Notes

Human-readable chicken scratch

Minh Nguyễn
January 25th, 2005
Mozilla Firefox


One of those early-adopter urges

I want a copy of February’s Wired Magazine. It’s one of those early-adopter urges, you know? When your favorite piece of software, the one that you’ve contributed minimally to, the one that you use excessively and market obsessively, gets featured along with its teenage creator on a major national publication…

Like most open source software, Firefox is forever a work in progress, the product of continual tweaking by thousands of programmers all over the world. But two people in particular are most responsible for the browser’s success: Blake Ross, an angular, hyperkinetic 19-year-old Stanford sophomore with spiky black hair, and Ben Goodger, a stout, soft-spoken 24-year-old New Zealander. …

(Read the rest of this article…)

Barnes & Noble, I’m on my way!