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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.
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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|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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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 (November 29, 2022).
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
The basic idea of Games With a Purpose is that we are taking a problem that computers cannot yet solve, and we are getting people to solve it for us while they are playing a game.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
As humanity goes online, it’s becoming an extremely advanced, large-scale processing unit.Luis Von Ahn
I definitely play some games, like Nintendo D.S. or the Wii, and some computer games.Luis Von Ahn