The history of Unix as seen through the eyes of Rob Pike. You will get an insider’s view of the development of some of the key pieces of the modern computing world.
Robert “Rob” C. Pike (born 1956) is a Canadian programmer and author. He is best known for his work on Go (programming language) and at Bell Labs, where he was a member of the Unix team and was involved in the creation of the Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno operating systems, as well as the Limbo programming language.
He also co-developed the Blit graphical terminal for Unix; before that he wrote the first window system for Unix in 1981. (wikipedia)