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I was sad to learn that this week Dennis Ritchie, one of computer science’s greatest minds, passed away. He is perhaps not as well-known as Steve Jobs, but at least as influential, being one of the founding fathers of UNIX and the creator of C – both technologies that can be found all around us today.

Rob Pike’s eulogy

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Written by aristillus

October 15, 2011 at 02:23

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