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created:January 11, 2011
karma: 3807
about: I was the first employee at Naughty Dog, and as such wrote around half the code for Crash Bandicoot, as well as a bunch of code for Crash 2. I also produced the music (composed by Josh Mancell) for Crash 1, 2, 3, and Crash Team Racing.

After that, I co-founded travel search company ITA Software with Jeremy Wertheimer and Carl de Marcken; this company powers Kayak, Orbitz, Hipmunk, and many airline websites. Google bought ITA Software in 2010 (closed Apr 2011) for ~$700M, and the system is now known as Google Flights.

Now I'm working on email protection: Inky uses new techniques to identify phishing scams and block them. Visit https://inky.com for details.

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or mail me via dave at inky.com