Guy Lewis Steele, Jr.
Renowned wizard, inventor (with GeraldSussman
) of the SchemeLanguage
, editor of the original Hackers
Dictionary (see JargonFile
), designer of the Emacs keyset, first person to port TeX, author of CommonLispTheLanguage
and co-author of the JavaLanguageSpecification
, and other things too. Works at SunMicrosystems
Some generally enjoyable links:
I'm aware of the above, but how is he a polymath? (I'm not arguing, I'm just curious; he's in the polymath list on SoftwareExpertsIpersonallyRespect)
Well, there is TheGreatQuux
. I don't think GuySteele
would claim to be a "serious" humorist or writer though.
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