Jarkko Oikarinen

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Jarkko Oikarinen

Jarkko Oikarinen (born 16 August 1967) is a Finnish IT professional and the inventor of the first Internet chat network, called Internet Relay Chat (IRC), where he is known as WiZ. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jarkko Oikarinen has received more than 72,598 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 319th most popular inventor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 73k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 32.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among inventors, Jarkko Oikarinen ranks 319 out of 323Before him are Roger C. Field, Dean Kamen, Marc Andreessen, Elizabeth Holmes, Stanford R. Ovshinsky, and Arunachalam Muruganantham. After him are Tony Fadell, George Hotz, Jack Andraka, and Simone Giertz.

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Among people born in 1967, Jarkko Oikarinen ranks 458Before him are Reid Hoffman, Joely Fisher, Artashes Minasian, Masanaga Kageyama, Yael Arad, and Sipan Shiraz. After him are Arbaaz Khan, Blanchard Ryan, Paco Camarasa, Petr Pravec, Abdiweli Gaas, and Randolph Bresnik.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Jarkko Oikarinen ranks 293 out of 362Before him are Kalle Palander (1977), Jari Mäenpää (1977), Jutta Urpilainen (1975), Jere Lehtinen (1973), Janne Wirman (1979), and Mika Kallio (1982). After him are Aki Parviainen (1974), Hanno Möttölä (1976), Antti Niemi (1972), Olli Jokinen (1978), Perttu Kivilaakso (1978), and Virpi Sarasvuo (1976).

Among INVENTORS In Finland

Among inventors born in Finland, Jarkko Oikarinen ranks 2Before him are Aimo Lahti (1896).

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