Wikipedia Article Summaries

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Introduction

This research summarizes the Wikipedia article on Maksymilian Rafailovych "Max" Levchin. The summary is available in column C of row 32 in this spreadsheet. Ten true and ten false questions have been listed in columns D-AQ.


Summary

  • Max Levchin is a Ukrainian-American software engineer.
  • He was born to a Ukrainian Jewish family in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR, on July 11, 1975.
  • In 1991, his family moved to Chicago, United States.
  • Levchin was among the contributors to FWD.us, "a Silicon Valley-based lobbying group" led by Mark Zuckerberg and Joe Green. The group aims to help liberalize immigration for high-skilled immigrants to the US, improve education, and foster technological advancement.
  • He co-founded SponsorNet New Media, Confinity (the company that became PayPal), Slide.com, HVF, and Affirm.
  • He co-created the Gausebeck-Levchin test, a commercial CAPTCHA challenge.

Research Strategy

For this research on "Wikipedia Article Summaries" we leveraged the Wikipedia article on Max Levchin. We drew suitable questions that would not be considered annoyingly specific, tricky, or obvious but required knowledge of the summarized biography.

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