Loren Brichter is kind of a big deal. The creator of the original Tweetie suite of apps before Twitter bought them and rebranded them, he has long been known in developer circles as a brilliant user interface and experience engineer. He invented “Pull to Refresh”. Seriously.
atebits was the company under which he spawned the Tweetie apps, and it’s some sort of exciting to see him back at it after leaving Twitter.