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Lesson 0 (20 minutes)You can’t optimize what you can’t measure, so in this lesson you’ll learn how to open Chrome Developer Tools to measure the performance of mobile and desktop websites.
- Ilya Grigorik - Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer at Google and the author of High Performance Browser Networking (O'Reilly). When he's not optimizing web performance, he is likely found working on new performance or analytics related open source projects, launching fun projects like vimgolf.com, or optimizing his triathlon times. Prior to focusing on web performance, Ilya spent 5 years measuring and optimizing performance of social campaigns - he was the founder of PostRank, which was acquired and integrated into Google Analytics. In short, he likes to optimize and make things fast.
- Cameron Pittman - A passionate educator and programmer, Cameron lives and breathes web development as he creates programming courses at Udacity. Before coming here, Cameron was a combination Director of Content and web developer at Seattle startup LearnBIG. He taught four years of high school physics and chemistry in Nashville, TN, during which time he pioneered teaching physics with the video game Portal 2. Cameron graduated with a degree in physics and astronomy from Vanderbilt University and earned his master's in teaching from Belmont University.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords, an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results.
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.