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    Brian Kernighan
    Brian Kernighan
    Princeton University
    Date of birthJanuary 1942
    Place of birthToronto
    Country of nationalityCanada
    ProfessionProgrammer, Computer scientist, Scientist
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  • Biography
    Brian Wilson Kernighan is a Canadian computer scientist who worked at Bell Labs alongside Unix creators Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie and contributed to the development of Unix. He is also coauthor of the AWK and AMPL programming languages. The...
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  • Quotes by Brian Kernighan
    • “ Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
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