In Pictures: Celebrating Unix heroes

This presentation features the early Unix pioneers and their contributions to the computer industry.

Rob Pike Rob Pike worked at Bell Labs from 1980 to 2002 as a member of the Unix team. In addition to his contributions to Plan 9, the Inferno operating systems, and the Limbo programming language, Pike wrote the first bitmap window system for Unix in 1981 and later co-developed the Blit graphical terminal for Unix. Also, he has written many text editors such as sam and acme, and co-authored the book titled The Practice of Programming and The UNIX Programming Environment with Brian Kernighan. Pike is currently a Distinguished Engineer at Google.

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