About Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson
Kenneth "Ken" Thompson, commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science. Having worked at Bell Labs for most of his career, Thompson 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... Wikipedia
February 4, 1943, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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