Joshua Schachter (born 1974) is the creator of del.icio.us, creator of geoURL and co-creator of Memepool. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. For the memetics concept see Meme pool. Memepool is a multiple-author Weblog that lists links to interesting obscure weird or He has a B. S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon University (also known as CMU) is a private Research University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United
On March 29, 2005, he announced he would work full-time on del. Events 1461 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton - Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. icio. us (which pioneered tagging, especially on the web). A tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or term assigned to a piece of information (such as an Internet bookmark, digital image or Computer file) On December 9, 2005, Yahoo! acquired del. Events 536 - Byzantine General Belisarius enters Rome while the Ostrogothic garrison peacefully leaves the city Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. icio. us for an undisclosed sum.  According to Business 2.0, the acquisition was close to $30 million, with Schachter's share being worth approximately $15 million. Business 20 was a monthly magazine publication founded by magazine entrepreneur Chris Anderson and journalist James Daly in order to chronicle the rise 
Prior to working full-time on del. icio. us, Schachter was employed as a programmer in Morgan Stanley's Equity Trading Lab. Morgan Stanley ( is a global Financial services provider headquartered in New York City New York United States He created geoURL in 2002 and ran it until 2004.