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You use things he worked on everyday, one of them is UTF-8. He also designed and implemented UNIX. He was creator of B language, thanks to which we have C language. He also worked on Golang and Plan9.



And even wider, almost everything in the modern world was invented at Bell Labs.


Or Xerox PARC.


Not even close to Bell-Labs.


Sorry downvoter but you really have no idea how much more Bell-Labs has done.

The Simplex algorithm, the transistor, C and C++, the R programming language, the ccd, the mobile phone...

Just some from the top of my head


No need to be dismissive. This isn't a peeing contest.

OOP, Ethernet, the mouse, GUIs, and tablets were some of the things invented at Xerox PARC.


But I am dismissive. Xerox Parc, as influential as it's been is still merely drops in the ocean compared to the Labs.


> He was creator of B language, thanks to which we have C language.

That's not something I'd brag about... ;)


Didnt he start DEC?


That was Ken Olsen




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