▶ A Chat with Brian Kernighan of Unix, C, AWK, and Go Fame — Lex Fridman, a well known AI researcher, had an extensive chat with Brian Kernighan, the co-author of The Go Programming Language (book). Brian touches on lots of neat stuff that you’ll enjoy, but the Go specific section is between 58:45 and 1:01:55.
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▶ The Birth of UNIX with Brian Kernighan — Technically a (50-minute) podcast but with an easily...▶ The Birth of UNIX with Brian Kernighan — Technically a (50-minute) podcast but with an easily read and complete transcript here. This is a fantastic chat with Brian Kernighan, a hugely influential Unix developer, co-creator of Awk, co-author of The C Programming Language, and more besides.
Somewhere around 2014 I found an /etc/passwd file in some dumps of the BSD 3 source...Somewhere around 2014 I found an /etc/passwd file in some dumps of the BSD 3 source tree, containing passwords of all the old timers such as Dennis Ritchie, Ken Thompson, Brian W. Kernighan, Steve Bourne and Bill Joy. Since the DES-based crypt(3) algorithm used for these hashes is well known to be weak (and limited ...