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37signals is a privately held web application company based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The firm was co-founded in 1999 by Jason Fried, Carlos Segura, and Ernest Kim as a web design company. 37signals also produces a blog, Signal vs. Noise. Segura left in 2000 and Kim left in 2003, leaving Fried as the only remaining founder.
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Since mid-2004, the company's focus has shifted from web design to web application development. Its first commercial application was Basecamp; this was followed by Backpack, Campfire, and Highrise. 37signals also maintains two free-use web applications, Ta-Da List and Writeboard. The company was responsible for launching the open source web application framework Ruby on Rails, which it uses in its own applications. The products have follow the freemium business model.
The company is named for the 37 radio telescope signals identified by astronomer Paul Horowitz as potential messages from extraterrestrial intelligence.