Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Hans Thomas Reiser
Born: December 19, 1963, in Oakland, California, USA
- American entrepreneur, computer programmer and convicted murderer.
- Known for creating ReiserFS computer file system and it's attempted successor Reiser4, which is contained within the Linux kernel.
- Founder of Namesys, a corporation meant to coordinate the development ReiserFS and Reiser4.
- Convicted of the first degree murder of his wife (2008).
Honors and awards
- One of the founding members of the Open Computing Facility at UC Berkeley.
"You're about to experience chaos."
[before farting in a police officer's face, while being photographed nude after his arrest]