Monday, January 24, 2005

Boston.com / Business / Personal Technology / Web prodigy takes on new challenge

Boston.com / Business / Personal Technology / Web prodigy takes on new challenge "By age 10, Blake Ross was designing Web pages on America Online. By 14, after mastering complex programming languages such as C++, he was fixing bugs in Netscape's Web browser from home, a hobby that landed him a job offer.
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Ross, now 19, a sophomore computer science major at Stanford University, has an even more impressive resume than most of his peers. Before graduating from high school, he helped develop Firefox."

Somebody gets a press relations gold star -- this topic is also the cover story in the latest issue of Wired (not yet posted on wired.com, however) and a collection of open source articles is the lead in this week's BusinessWeek as well.
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