Bill Joy

'No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else.'

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Bill
Born
November 8, 1954
Current Place
California, United States of America

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William Nelson Joy is an American computer scientist. Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 along with Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy and Andreas von Bechtolsheim, and served as chief scientist at the company until 2003. He played an integral role in the early development of BSD UNIX while a graduate student at Berkeley, and he is the original author of the vi text editor.

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