lars rasmussen

  • Google Maps co-founder Lars Rasmussen wants to make running fun through music

    Google Maps co-founder Lars Rasmussen wants to make running fun through music

    For many of us, running is not a joy nor a pleasure but an obligation. We run to stay fit and healthy, and begrudge our way through the whole thing. But an app from Google Maps co-founder Lars Rasmussen and partner Elomida Visviki hopes to push you to that runner’s high through the art of music. Weav Run originally launched in the App Store at the beginning of this year, but today… Read More

  • Engineering Director Lars Rasmussen Leaving Facebook To Co-Found A Music Startup

    Engineering Director Lars Rasmussen Leaving Facebook To Co-Found A Music Startup

    Facebook at Work, Facebook’s first move to turn its social network into an enterprise tool, has remained in closed beta since its launch in January this year. But as the product continues to inch its way to general availability, it will be doing so without one of its key architects. Lars Rasmussen — Facebook’s engineering director, who helped create and run Facebook… Read More

  • As Buzz Sounds More Like Crickets, Does Google Need To Be More Patient?

    As Buzz Sounds More Like Crickets, Does Google Need To Be More Patient?

    As we first reported late last week, Lars Rasmussen, the father of both Google Maps and Google Wave, has left Google is heading to Facebook. As we suspected, part of the reason is that Google pulled the plug on Wave barely a year into its existence. “It takes a while for something new and different to find its footing and I think Google was just not patient,” he told The Sydney… Read More