Brian Jhan Fox is an American computer programmer and free software advocate. He is the original author of the GNU Bash shell, which he announced as a beta in June 1989. He continued as the primary maintainer of bash until at least early 1993. Fox also built the first interactive online banking software in the U.S. for Wells Fargo in 1995, and he created an open source election system in 2008.
His latest project is Orchid, a VPN powered by crypto and privacy.
Episode | May 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 21 mins
aptik, bash, brian fox, crypto, lenovo, linux laptops, open source, orchid, privacy, tuxedo computers, vpn
Jason sits down with legendary Bash creator Brian Fox to discuss his early days with Richard Stallman, the legacy of Bash, our ongoing privacy battle, and his brand new project called Orchid. PLUS: An update from Lenovo and new hardware from TUXEDO Computers!