Friday, October 02, 2009

The Third Tao

Now we all know about Terry Tao and there is, of course, Trevor Tao. But how about Nigel Tao?

He's just popped up on the SMH homepage. The guy is another genius.

He has been working at Google Australia since 2006.

"It might have been genetics, it might have been upbringing, but part of it is [that] as kids we enjoyed reading about maths and ... messing around making programs," he said.

"I don't have a trophy cabinet like Terry does but I think I've done some good stuff."

Read more in Nigel makes Waves: Google's bid to overthrow email.

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