Rasmus Lerdorf, the creator of PHP, belongs to Greenland! He had originally made the scripting language to manage his personal web site (hence, the original name, “Personal Home Page”). PHP grew organically and has become the most popular server-side scripting language on the web.
Amazon.com was able to survive the dot-com bust era by being frugal. Many of the desks at the company were made from doors. They were called "door desks"! [more...]