Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath
CEO and Co-founder, GitHub

@defunkt

Chris Wanstrath is a co-founder of GitHub and an Isaac Asimov fan. He lives in San Francisco, never has enough time to work on his own open source projects, and tweets at http://twitter.com/defunkt. Originally at CNET, he had to spend a year consulting before he was able to work solely on GitHub.

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Location: 2002
Chris Wanstrath (GitHub), Tom Preston-Werner (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 6 ratings)
Git is a distributed version control system with easy branching that has forever changed the way that open source projects accept contributions. With Github's social features added on top of Git's distributed nature, open source is quietly evolving from barriers to entry and problems with communication to an easier, more human, and ultimately more beneficial, process. Read more.
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