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Ask HN: Who is the biggest tech celebrity that you know of who comments on HN?
14 points by flyGuyOnTheSly 5 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 11 comments
I thought Richard Stallman commented here occasionally, but now taking a look for his profile I can't seem to find it.

Alan Kay has been known to post here[1].

He hasn't posted in a long time, but rtm has also been on here[2].

Walter Bright is a relatively frequent poster[3].


[2]: https://news.ycombinator.com/threads?id=rtm

[3]: https://news.ycombinator.com/user?id=WalterBright

Sorry, who is “rtm” in this context?

Robert Tappan Morris is the only guy I can think of with those initials, and despite the worm he accidentally unleashed on the Internet many years ago, I wonder if he would try to keep a lower profile than being here on HN.

Yes, rtm is Robert Tappan Morris. He is - as I understand it - one of the co-founders of Y-Combinator[1], so it would be natural for him to have an HN account. Note though, that he hasn't exactly been a prolific poster here.

[1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Tappan_Morris

Brent Ozar. Don't know if he's a celebrity but people in my workspace sure do know him.

HAHAHA, tell the people in your workspace I said hi.

Probably the Stripe brothers, or now @ayw

Who is @ayw?

Alexander Wang of scale. "was recognized as Forbes 30 under 30" https://scale.com/press


Scott Hanselman and I'm pretty sure Jeff Atwood too.


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