Meet Our Team: David Hilborn
On Thursday, we introduced you to BitTorrent Surf, a new Alpha designed to enable in-browser torrent discovery and download. Today, we’d like you to meet David Hilborn: the guy who managed the release, from whiteboard to real world. Find out more about the team’s inspiration, the journey to Alpha, and what Dave does when he’s…
Meet Our Team: Ben Allen
Next year, you’ll see some amazing browser applications based on BitTorrent. Want to know what we’re working on? Well, we can’t give it away yet. But we can introduce you to one of the guys behind web initiatives. Meet Ben Allen. From working in an art gallery to fixing up old motorcycles, Ben found his…
Meet Our Team: Michael “Pyro” Floyd
Rebel with a cause: Pyro learned how to program when he wasn’t supposed to, enjoys setting off fireworks, and is currently writing a book. Find out what else moves our head of Research and Development. More about him, plus how he got his nickname, after the jump.
Meet Our Team: Patrick Williams
If you’ve used Torque and thought either 1) cool, now I can build something awesome with the power of BitTorrent’s protocol or 2) great, now I can easily share and access torrents on the web, then you have Patrick Williams to thank for that. Our Technical Lead loves Open Source software, enjoys kicking back with…
Meet Our Team: Robert McDonald
Engineering is drinking from the fire hose. Software is performance art. This week, we caught up with Robert McDonald: our resident software-developer-slash-tv-producer-slash-coder-slash-clown-academy-grad. Herewith, his story.
Meet Our Team: Mario Estrada
It’s Thursday, people. So come meet some of our people. This week, we spent some time catching up with Mario Estrada: our X-Games-qualified web engineer and UI genius.
Meet Our Team: An Nguyen
From helping create the Star Wars video game you’ve probably played endlessly to racing cars in his spare time, the guy that works on your favorite client has quite a fascinating backstory. In today’s edition of Meet Our Team, An Nguyen tells us what he loves about working at BitTorrent and why it’s a company…
Weekly Roundup and The Best Free Stuff on the Internet
We kicked the week off with a nice lil’ infographic illustrating how BitTorrent + The Internet Archive offer up more licensed and legal content than Hulu, Netflix, and Vudu…combined. See it for yourself. Also, there was a Palooza at our offices where our Engineers hacked on ideas that’ll help shape the future of what we’re doing….
Meet Our Team: Yuri Cárdenas
Sure, you love using BitTorrent (or the tiny-yet-mighty client, µTorrent) but how much do you know about the people behind the product? If you’ve ever downloaded BitTorrent Featured Content well, Yuri’s the person who makes it happen. Yuri does more than help us build sites and amazing artist programs. She also builds installations. If you’re…
Weekly Roundup + The Three Best Free Things on the Internet
This week, we said “hi” to October. We took an outsider artist’s practice of gifting CDRs, and made it digital by working with Chicago artist Willis Earl Beal to create a new BitTorrent Bundle: a 5-track EP featuring music from his upcoming film Principles of a Protagonist. (Get it here.) We also introduced the world to Aaron Cohen,…