Alan Donovan is a Staff Engineer in Google's infrastructure division, specializing in software development tools. Since 2012, he has been working on the Go team, designing libraries and tools for static analysis. He is the author of `oracle`, `godoc -analysis`, `eg`, and `gorename`.
Brian Kernighan was in the Computing Science Research center at Bell Labs until 2000, where he worked on languages and tools for Unix. He is now a professor in the Computer Science Department at Princeton. He is the co-author of several books, including The C Programming Language and The Practice of Programming.
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