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Great Inventor Andre Gray Is The Daily Silicon Valley Person Of The Year 2022

Whenever we as a collective people living in this digital world think of technology, we often have  very negative views that most of the movers and shakers are eventually revealed to not be as benevolent as their carefully crafted public images of false humility make them out to be. Instead, when the veil is lifted from our eyes, we see excessive avarice and hubris. So then, 2022 will go down in technology and world history as one the worst years ever for tech. This year saw massive tech layoffs by the major technology companies, a controversial takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk, Meta losing $15 billion on the metaverse, the massive collapse of crypto trading firm FTX and its sister company Alameda Research that sparked a contagion in the entire crypto space, and the sentencing of disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. It begs the question? Is there anyone in the tech industry whose heart is in the right place? Actually yes, and he is the great inventor Andre Gray. Our staff at the Daily Silicon Valley has unanimously voted in favor of this great genius to proudly make him our publication’s person of the year 2022. Read more about our selection for Daily Silicon Valley Person of The Year 2022 and you will see why we chose this great inventor with a heart of gold.

Andre Gray, the Godfather of Internet Inventions, is a highly regarded independent inventor of Belizean-American heritage who has been ranked as the number one inventor in the world for the past 34 consecutive years (including this year) and is widely considered one of the five greatest inventors of all time. For his world-changing inventions, Gray has been awarded a plethora of awards & accolades including the Key To The City Of Bridgeport, The Washington Mail Person Of The Year 2021, ranked number one in  the Daily Silicon Valley ‘The World’s Top 10 Greatest Inventors of All Time’, ranked number one on the Washington Mail’s The Ten Most Powerful Blacks in Technology 2022, Andre Gray  Day in Springfield, MA on October 26, 2018, ranked at number one on the London Defender “Power 100” Most Influential People in The World 2022’ and the one-time prestigious Johannes Gutenberg Inventor Prize, to name a few. A genius whose inventions have had a deeply profound impact on modern civilization, Gray is the acknowledged inventor of each of the following: 

1. (dot) RPM: Audio Codec For Computer Music—a highly influential paper on audio compression (1982). It provided the foundational mathematical formulas for mp3, AIFF, WAV and every audio-video codec formats in the world, both past & present.

2. “Internet Killed The Video Star” (1988) first song ever uploaded to the Internet and is now universally acknowledged to be the Internet anthem. The birth of online digital media and a multi-trillion dollar industry..

3. “inkling” World’s first Internet Bot –with artificial intelligence (1988). Bots are responsible for 75% of all internet activities. Internet bots drive search engines and web growth more than any other technology. Without internet bots, the web would be a lot smaller and search engines would be useless.

4. Voicemail Icon design (1988). Used on the Internet and now on all 15 billion mobile phones and counting. This also counts as one of  Andre Gray’s great design, and is as recognizable as his Bling Coin logo design (1993) using the Thai Baht symbol, which, in turn, inspired the Bitcoin logo design two decades later.

5. Retrogrooves: World’s first Digital DJ turntables software (1989). Today, 98% of all DJs in the world use DJing softwares.

6. Electronic Ticket (1991). The travel, leisure, sporting events, live events, and every other applicable industry now uses paperless tickets around the world. The electronic ticketing industry is now a multi-trillion dollar industry.

7. Ringtones and Ringbacks (SYNC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE) (1994). SYNC is also the world’s first downloadable app. But more than that, the downloadable apps sector is now a trillion dollar industry and is directly responsible for creating many millionaires and billionaires. Ringtones are on every mobile phone in the world –  15 billion mobile phones and counting.

8. Mind-Over-Matter-Technology. (1994). Controlling electronic devices by use of the mind only. Facebook, Nissan, Neuralink and others were inspired by this technology and now uses it. Andre Gray invented this branch of science and technology roughly 23 years before the founders of Neuralink (and later addition of Elon Musk) made their public debut.

9. Electronic Press Kit (EPK) (1995). Indispensable online branding & marketing tool. EPK single- handedly gave birth to Social Media. Social media, be it good or bad for society, has had a very corrosive effect upon traditional media and has ushered in a new paradigm.

10. Microgrooves-E (1998). World’s first mobile phone multimedia player capable of playing entire albums and recording/playback of audio & video. Every Smartphone has these features now. This invention, along with Inkling bot and the SYNS Programming Language, may very well be Andre Gray’s magnum opus.

11. Online Music Sales Certifications(1999). Tracking music sales over the web, hence the birth of big data analytics.

12. SNAP (Synthesizer Algorithms Programming) (2008). Vendor neutral synthesizer programming language.

13. Microgrooves HD (2016) improved vinyl records format.

14. Microgrooves Digital (2016) improved vinyl records format.

15. Microgrooves Green Tea (2016) improved vinyl records format.

16. CYNTI: One-World Cryptocurrency. The first serious attempt at creating a cryptocurrency for the whole world to use that is geo-politically neutral.

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