A friend of mine is a Finnish programmer. The man is bloody brilliant as a programmer — one of the sharpest programmers I know. It’s not surprising that Finns would have had the first truly innovated browser — even before Mosaic.
And here’s something funny. The article in the link below has a picture of the programmers. Don’t they all look like they could be cousins?
Three quiet and unknown Finnish engineers in their late thirties, Kim Nyberg, Kari Sydänmaanlakka, and Teemu Rantanen, have spent their working careers at the engineering software company Tekla in Finland.