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Forget Steve, Dennis Ritchie Has Died!


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Dennis Ritchie, one of the formative pioneers of modern Computer Science died on October 8th at the age of 70. He was one of creators of the C programming language and the Unix operating system. His book on C, which is co-authored with Brian Kernighan, is still widely regarded as one of the pinnacle texts on Computer Science.


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I wouldn't go as far as saying "forget" Steve. But I agree, Dennis Ritchie had a far wider influence on the tech world and pretty much everyone's life directly and indirectly.

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Actually, just had a thought.

Once again, not to take anything away from Steve Jobs but...

Dying wasn't cool until Steve Jobs done it.

More of a comment on other people than him..

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