The trend of receiving only one US dollar as annual salary was probably started by Apple’s Steve Jobs. Founders of several popular tech companies – Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg etc. – copied that idea and get only $1 per year as salary.
One of the first computer worms to infect the Internet was Morris worm on November 2, 1988. It was written by Robert Morris, a graduate at Cornell University. [more...]