Jeff Dean factsEdit

My favorite Jeff Dean facts (selected from this Quora page):

  • Compilers don’t warn Jeff Dean. Jeff Dean warns compilers.
  • Jeff Dean builds his code before committing it, but only to check for compiler and linker bugs.
  • When Graham Bell invented the telephone, he saw a missed call from Jeff Dean.
  • Jeff Dean puts his pants on one leg at a time, but if he had more legs, you would see that his approach is O(log n).
  • The x86-64 spec includes several undocumented instructions marked 'private use'. They are actually for Jeff Dean’s use.
  • Jeff Dean once shifted a bit so hard, it ended up on another computer.