publication date: Thursday, May 15, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)
clue: This college student stopped napping long enough to program software that changed the music business forever.
explanation: Fanning invented Napster ("napping"), a program for sharing files online that led to much larger changes in the music industry. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, JB Brenner, Sam Boyarsky, and Michelle Lager
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