Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
Doing Some Good: Part One
They came from opposite ends of the world. One, the son of a computer science professor and computer programming instructor in Lansing, Michigan, fell in love with the machines himself at an early age and built an inkjet printer out of Lego® bricks. The other, after emigrating with his family from Russia to avoid increasing anti-Semitism, received a Commodore 64® for his ninth birthday and never looked back.
When they met while doing graduate work at Stanford, the personal chemistry wasn't instant, but their interest in data mining was. Soon they had created a software system called BackRub, dropped out of university, and begun devoting ...