An Interview with James Gosling: Inventor of the Java Programming Language
CTO Client Software Group and Sun Fellow, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
CLAIMS TO FAME
Inventor of Java, the world’s most popular programming language; originator of UNIX Emacs
DATE OF BIRTH
May 19, 1955
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Carnegie Melon University, 1983
M.Sc. in Computer Science, Carnegie Melon University, 1982
B.Sc. in Computer Science, University of Calgary, 1977
FAVORITE PASTIMES & HOBBIES
3D modeling, hiking, and skiing
James’ doctoral thesis was “The Algebraic Manipulation of Constraints.” He has built satellite data acquisition ...