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Decided to try and summarize how the backgrounds of the largest contributors to Golang influenced it's design. Top 10 contributors by lines added are all white men, many worked at Bell Labs, worked on Plan 9, and have PhDs from MIT. I expected this, but was still a bit shocking.

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@icco I wonder if this sort of survey has been done for the top 100 language or so that would be really interesting to see.

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