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Louis Von Ahn, a consulting professor in the Department of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg, is a Guatemalan entrepreneur known as one of the best pioneers of crowdsourcing. He is also the creator of the company reCAPTCHA – a human verification system provider and the co-founder and CEO of DUOLINGO- the world’s most popular language-learning platform.
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He started with CRYPTOGRAPHY as his field of early work. Accompanying Nicholas J. Hopper and John Langford, the first to provide rigorous definitions of STEGANOHRAPHY was Luis himself. With Manuel Blum, he did early pioneering work on CAPTCHAS in 2000. Now working on CAPTCHAS gained Luis tremendous esteem and distinction because its coverage was vast as it got covered by the New York Times and USA Today.
Family and Personal Life
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In 2011 he married Laura Dabbish, US. He has two daughters.No further information is present regarding his wife or the names of his daughters. We have no further information about his personal. Thus we all expect him to have a very good life with his family.
|Laura Dabbish US
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Luis Von Ahn
|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|August 19, 1971
|Place of Birth
|Guatemala City, Guatemala
|1.83 m, 6 feet
|79 kg, 174 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
Height, Weight, and Age
Luis Von Ahn's height is quite tall measuring 1.83 m. Boasting a weight of 79 kg. Being born on August 19, 1971, translates to an age of 52 years as of todays date (February 28, 2024).
When I found out that I had won the MacArthur Fellowship, I had been a professor at Carnegie Mellon for a week. I probably shouldn’t be saying this on TV, but I stopped worrying about tenure.Luis Von Ahn
I put a lot of weight on feelings and am weirdly in touch with them, which is not typical for an engineer.Luis Von Ahn
Game design is a funny thing. There are people out there who are really good at it, but it’s not clear that they can teach it. It’s a very intuitive process. It’s an art.Luis Von Ahn
People are good at figuring out what’s attractive, and computers are good at quickly searching and finding. You put them together, and bang!Luis Von Ahn
Am I a slacker? I can be a slacker. When I was in college, most people got summer jobs for college or did research during college. I went home and watched TV the whole day for three months; it was really awesome.Luis Von Ahn