Limor Fried is an electrical engineer and software developer best known for her work on open source hardware. Fried helped define the open source hardware category and is also the founder of Adafruit Industries, which designs and markets open source electronics to the growing maker movement.
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Mary Ann Horton (formerly Mark R. Horton) is a computer scientist and transgender educator and activist. Horton invented uuencode which was the forerunner to e-mail attachments. As a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley, Horton also contributed to BSD, working on programs such as vi, terminfo, curses, and the B News Usenet reader. She would later continue this work at Bell Labs, and while there, also lead the growth of the Usenet network throughout the 1980’s.
Doug Cutting is a software programmer and creator of multiple open source projects including the Lucene search indexer, the Nutch web crawler, and the Hadoop data processing framework. In recent years, Hadoop has gained immense popularity due to its ability to store and process the vast amounts of “big data” generated by large scale websites, services, and Internet connected devices.
Steve Rostedt is a Linux developer and maintainer of the “real-time patch” which enables Linux to be embedded in mission critical applications such as automobiles, robots, and the trading desks of stock exchanges. Rostedt is also a Karate instructor holding the high rank of Shichi-Dan (7th degree black belt).