Unix and C History

Posted on Friday, Feb 4, 2022
Brian Kernighan joins Rob and Jason. They first talk about the pros and cons of virtual teaching and training during COVID times, and the news that BOLT has been merged into LLVM. Then they talk to Brian about the history of UNIX and C development at Bell Labs.

Show Notes




Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan received his PhD from Princeton in 1969, and was in the Computing Science Research center at Bell Labs until 2000. He is now a professor in the Computer Science Department at Princeton, where he writes short programs and longer books. The latter are better than the former, and certainly need less maintenance.


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