Balkan Aral

Aral has been making things with computers since age 7.
He is the founder and lead designer of, a social enterprise working to create technology that respects human rights, human effort, and human experience.
Aral is the author of the Ethical Design Manifesto and developer of Heartbeat, a privacy-respecting new social network that is currently in pre-alpha.

You can follow Aral’s thoughts on his page, blog, and on Twitter.