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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.
Luis Von Ahn has been very successful throughout the years.
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.
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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.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Laura Dabbish US|
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|Full/Real Name||Luis Von Ahn|
|Age (as of today)||51 years|
|Date of Birth||August 19, 1971|
|Place of Birth||Guatemala City, Guatemala|
|Height||1.83 m, 6 feet|
|Weight||79 kg, 174 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$700 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Luis Von Ahn's height is quite tall measuring 1.83 m. Luis Von Ahn weighs 79 kg. Being born on August 19, 1971, translates to an age of 51 years as of todays date (July 9, 2023).
Science fiction has done a really good job of scaring us into thinking that computers shouldn’t get too smart, because as soon as they get really smart, they’re going to take over the world and kill us, or something like that. But why would they do that?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
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
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
Basically, I want to make all of humanity more efficient by exploiting the human cycles that get wasted.Luis Von Ahn