What can be more inspiring than a political science student, who loved to collect things like insects and stamps building a social online pin board for collecting, show-casing the images of their interest over the World Wide Web?
Ben Silbermann wasn’t from a technical back ground. But he worked for Google before he built the Pinterest. He even got his heart transplanted when he was in his junior years. His interest in technology woke up after his graduation. He worked for Google as an ad designer at first. There he was exposed to the thoughts of doing big things. He built products and ideas in his mind, seeing people working in Google, but they were always put down because he was not from an engineering back ground.