Entrepreneur & Innovator
Luis von Ahn is the co-founder and CEO of Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform and most-downloaded education app. He is an inventor of CAPTCHA and a current MacArthur Fellow.
Von Ahn coined the term “human computation” in his 2005 PhD thesis.
He’s also sold two companies to Google: a game that generates metadata and reCAPTCHA.Von Ahn works out for precisely 16 minutes every day.
I want to make all of humanity more efficient by exploiting the human cycles that get wasted. As humanity goes online, it's becoming an extremely advanced, large-scale processing unit.Luis von Ahn
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