Bram Cohen

Raising up the Self: A WrongPlanet Interview with Nathaniel Branden

By on February 12, 2006

Nathaniel Branden is best known for, and will probably always be defined by, his relationship with Ayn Rand and his pioneering psychological work in promoting healthy self-esteem. He first wrote extensively about the importance of high self-esteem for successful psychotherapy in 1969, in his book The Psychology of Self-Esteem. Since then, he has written many other volumes on the subject, including Breaking Free, The Disowned Self, Honoring...

Bram Cohen makes deal with Hollywood

By on November 23, 2005

"According to an AP story at Yahoo News, Hollywood studios announced an agreement with Bram Cohen, an aspie who created the popular BitTorrent file-swapping technology, that will keep him from helping users find pirated copies of movies online. The agreement requires BitTorrent to remove Web links leading to illegal content owned by the seven studios that are members of the MPAA. The agreement is a major breakthrough in MPAA's anti-piracy...

Why Hollywood Loves BitTorrent – CNN

By on October 19, 2005

Google News reports:

New WrongPlanet.net Asperger’s Interviews: The creator of BitTorrent

By on May 9, 2005

I'm proud to introduce WrongPlanet.net's new Asperger's Interview series. WrongPlanet.net has grown to the point that we are able to use our resources to interview famous and prominent figures who have Asperger's Syndrome. The WrongPlanet.net interview series aims to provide the community with a valuable source of interviews. The following is the first interview of the new series.

WrongPlanet.net has had the rare opportunity of being able to...

Bram Cohen and the Bittorrent Effect

By on May 6, 2005

Bram Cohen is the creator of BitTorrent, one of the most successful peer-to-peer programs ever.

"Bram will just pace around the house all day long, back and forth, in and out of the kitchen. Then he'll suddenly go to his computer and the code just comes pouring out. And you can see by the lines on the screen that it's clean," Jenna says. "It's clean code." She pats her husband affectionately on the head: "My sweet little autistic nerd boy."...

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