Unix Co-Creator and Original C Language Developer Dennis Ritchie Passes Away


Dennis Ritchie has passed away this past weekend after a long battle with an unspecified illness. Ritchie was the original developer of the C programming language and an original developer of Unix. Ritchie spent a lot of his career working at Bell Labs. [BoingBoing]

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Unix Co-Creator and Original C Language Developer Dennis Ritchie Passes Away Comments

  1. Richard Gilbert says:

    Sad to hear of yet another great innovator passing away this year in 2011. We have lost quite a few.

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