Unix, The Origin Story, By Brian Kernighan (The K In AWK)
HPE News, November 26th, 2019
November 26, 2019,
Volume 260, Issue 4
Brian Kernighan, who was part of the group that created Unix, the C programming language, and much more, writes about the technology and the people who created it
"Bell Labs in Murray Hill, New Jersey, was the birthplace of much of the software architecture we use today. At the center of all that was the Unix operating system, and Brian Kernighan was there from the beginning. Kernighan, the 'K' in both "awk" and "K&R," has written a wonderful book about the birth and evolution of Unix and the people who created it. In the preface, he asks, 'How did a two-person experiment literally grow into something that changed the world?' The rest of the book is a very personal answer to the question..."
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