In 2005, Opera CEO, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, announced that he would swim across the Atlantic from Norway to the US if the version 8 of web browser received a million downloads in 4 days. The number was reached in just 2 days and Tetzchner went ahead with the challenge, though in vain.
b2/cafelog written in PHP by Michel Valdrighi is the predecessor of WordPress. The popular blogging platform was developed by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little in 2003. [more...]