George Hotz

1989 - Today

George Hotz

George Francis Hotz (born October 2, 1989), alias geohot, is an American security hacker. He is known for developing iOS jailbreaks, reverse engineering the PlayStation 3, and for the subsequent lawsuit against Sony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Hotz has received more than 1,630,649 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 321st most popular inventor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 28.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among inventors, George Hotz ranks 321 out of 323Before him are Marc Andreessen, Elizabeth Holmes, Stanford R. Ovshinsky, Arunachalam Muruganantham, Jarkko Oikarinen, and Tony Fadell. After him are Jack Andraka and Simone Giertz.

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Among people born in 1989, George Hotz ranks 459Before him are Synnøve Solemdal, Jonathan Reis, Nelson Oliveira, Nick Viergever, Giancarlo Stanton, and Esteban Alvarado. After him are Mo Tae-bum, Danielle Brooks, Danny Carvajal, Adam Kszczot, Abubaker Kaki Khamis, and Svetlana Romashina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Hotz ranks 10,847 out of 12,171Before him are Tony Fadell (1969), Kirk Hinrich (1981), Giancarlo Stanton (1989), Gaby Hoffmann (1982), Sean Spicer (1971), and Kenan Thompson (1978). After him are Jenny Mollen (1979), Megyn Price (1971), Brendan Hansen (1981), Andrew Bynum (1987), Charlie Haas (1972), and Peri Gilpin (1961).

Among INVENTORS In United States

Among inventors born in United States, George Hotz ranks 85Before him are Robert Metcalfe (1946), Almon Brown Strowger (1839), Dean Kamen (1951), Marc Andreessen (1971), Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922), and Tony Fadell (1969). After him are Jack Andraka (1997).