|What Is A CaveBear?|
|Saturday, 19 May 2007 15:14|
Who or what is CaveBear? The "where" part is easy: 37° 00' 02 North by 122° 00' 59 West - which just so happens to be in the City of Santa Cruz in the State of California.
CaveBear was formed by me, (Karl Auerbach) in Mid 1994.
CaveBear is an organization for research, consulting, product development, and other matters related to the internet. CaveBear explores new ways of making the Internet a more useful place for people. Projects include:
But why the word "CaveBear"? I previously had formed companies such as Empirical Tools and Technologies Corporation (also known as Empirical Tools and Toys and ETNT) and Epilogue Technology Corporation. After names like those I wanted something short, easy to remember, easy to spell, and unique.
Some years ago I found a postcard for "Cave Brand Pajaro Valley Apples" bearing a painting of some rather happy looking bears munching on apples and playing around the mouth of a cave. The name "CaveBear" came from that postcard.