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GOISTI - (Google international successfull troll institute)
2012-01-01 [draft]
Kens impression:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8429/7496482262_3303fc53ec_o.gif
Today Google has following working products:
(THANK'S TO BIG GIANT COLLECTIVE TROLL!!)
Go language vs PL/1,C/C++/Java
Android vs Tizen/IPhone
Dalvik vs J9/Hotspot
Chromium OS vs MS Dos/Ubuntu/Fedora
BigTable vs Oracle/PostgreSQL/MySQL
VP8 vs H.264
Google TV vs Sony/Samsung/technologies
Google search engine vs Gerard Salton (1960-90s)/Ted Nelson/Archie(1990)
Gtalk vs Skype/MSN
Chrome browser vs Firefox/Midori
Machine translation vs Moses
Text to speech vs existing
Speech to text vs existing
Google web products vs existing
G+ vs existing facebook
Plan9front vs Unix (on going, no driver)
More... vs same thing existing
The tables below, list some of Google's eclectic mix of open source luminaries
grouped by project. No doubt I've forgotten some, so don't hesitate to contact
me with corrections/additions.
Missing
=======
James Gosling Java Creator, dalvik/java support
Andy Rubin Apple, MSN TV, Android came in
Python Huge Community + Write less get more
======= ====================================
Guido Van Rossum Python creator
Alex Martelli Python Cookbook, ...
Brett Cannon Python
Jeremy Hylton Zope
Neal Norwitz PyChecker
Collin Winter functional, unladen swallow
Mark Pilgrim Books, libs
Anthony Baxter release manager, libs
Jim Hugunin numeric, jython, ironpython
Unix/Unix-Like Energy/Dominant
============== ===============
Ken Thompson UNIX, UTF8
Rob Pike UNIX, UTF8
Russ Cox Plan9, RE2
Eric Grosse Plan9, Netlib
Eric Schmidt (CEO) Lex
Murray Stokely FreeBSD core team
Nik Clayton FreeBSD docs, ...
Amit Singh OS X system stuff
Frank Mayhar UNIX kernel stuff
Community relations Dominant
=================== ========
Chris DiBona from Slashdot
Andy Hertzfeld from Apple, Eazel
Jason Robbins tigris.org
Tim Bray from Sun
Zaheda Bhorat from Openoffice
Zach Brown Kernel Traffic
Linux Kernel Huge Community
============ ==============
Andrew Morton
Daniel Phillips
Ted T'so
Ross Biro
Paul Menage
Richard Gooch
Tom Herbert Networking
Eric Dumazet Networking
Tejun Heo
Subversion
==========
Ben Collins-Sussman
Brian W. Fitzpatrick
Daniel Berlin
Greg Stein
Peter Lundblad
Eric Gillespie
Mozilla / Chromium
==================
Ben Goodger
Darin Fisher
Brian Ryner
Fritz Schneider
Mike Pinkerton
Aaron Boodman GreaseMonkey
Eric Seidel WebKit
Peter Beverloo WebKit
John Barton Firebug
Gimp No Photoshop/Graphics guru's
==== =============================
Raph Levien Gimp, Ghostscript, ...
Peter Mattis Gimp
Spencer Kimball Gimp, Gnutella
Gnome Community
====== ==========
Robert Love Gnome/kernel/books
Jon Trowbridge Gnome/beagle
Behdad Esfahbod Gnome, HarfBuzz, ...
Gnu
===
Ian Lance Taylor GNU toolchain
Roland McGrath GNU Make, glibc, ...
Diego Novillo GCC optimization
AWK Programming language (influenced TCL, LUA, Perl)
=== =====================
Peter Weinberger aWk
Internet Father of inernet
======== =================
Vint Cerf TCP/IP
Misc
=====
Junio Hamano git
Stuart Feldman Make
Ronald S. Bultje ffmpeg
Glen Murphy Browser stuff
Tim Hockin linux system utils
Bram Moolenaar Vim
Udi Manber Glimpse
Josh MacDonald PRCS, xdelta, GTK+
Sean Egan Pidgin
Scott James Remnant dpkg, upstart, ...
Craig Silverstein distcc, ...
Dan Kegel Wine, crosstool, ...
Daniel Ehrenberg Factor
Joe Gregorio Atom, python libs
Han-Wen Nienhuys Lilypond
Bruno Albuquerque openBFS
T. V. Raman Emacspeak
Ben Laurie openssl, apache-ssl
Neil Fraser diff-match-patch, ...
Bernie Innocenti OLPC
Avery Pennarun bup, redo, ...
Adam Langley ObsTCP
Michal Zalewski security tools
Tavis Ormandy security tools
Chris Evans vsftpd, security ...
James Youngman findutils, ...
Brad Fitzpatrick web server tools
David Reveman compiz, XGL
Jean-loup Gailly zlib
Martin Pool distcc, launchpad, ...
Jeremy Allison Samba
Project Students Amount
================ =======
SoC 2005 400 $2.0M
SoC 2006 600 $3.0M
SoC 2007 900 $4.5M
SoC 2008 1125 $5.6M
SoC 2009 1000 $5.0M
SoC 2010 1025 $5.6M
SoC 2011 1116 $6.1M
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