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Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson

American computer scientist, creator of the unix operating system

Kenneth Lane Thompson (born February 4, 1943) is an American pioneer of computer science. Thompson worked at Bell Labs for most of his career where he designed and implemented the original Unix operating system. He also invented the B programming language, the direct predecessor to the C programming language, and was one of the creators and early developers of the Plan 9 operating system. Since 2006, Thompson has worked at Google, where he co-developed the Go programming language.

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February 4, 1943
Ken Thompson was born in New Orleans.

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Andy Greenberg
May 31, 2021
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From NotPetya to SolarWinds, it's a problem that's not going away any time soon.
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