Kenneth Lane Thompson
- Unix user name: ken
- Unix uid: 6
- Operating systems created: Unix, Plan 9 from Bell Labs.
- Operating systems contributed to: Multics, Inferno.
- Commands written: dc, ed, mail, cal, and many others.
- Languages created: B, Go.
- Text editor of choice: Sam.
- Worked at: Bell Labs, Google.
- A New C Compiler - Describes a series of experimental C compilers eveloped over several years that resulted in the Plan 9 compiler collection.
- The Plan 9 C Compilers.
- Reading Chess with Henry S. Baird.
- Plan 9 From Bell Labs with Rob Pike, Dave Presotto, Sean Dorward, Bob Flandrena, Howard Trickey, and Phil Winterbottom.
- The Standalone Plan 9 File Server.
- Hello World or Καλημέρα κόσμε or こんにちは 世界 - With Rob Pike, about Unicode and the UTF-8 encoding.