Foo - Dennis Ritchie, creator of the C Language dies
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Not as famous as Steve Jobs, but his programming language is running on most of your devices, apple or not. Even the micro-controller on your microwave oven is probably programmed in some sort of C.
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10-14-11, 04:59 AM
c = "Goodbye Dennis. Thank you. Sincerely, World.";
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Writing an entirely new computer language...and explaining it in a 20 page training manual. Really have to be doing something right.
10-14-11, 10:34 AM
"Dennis Ritchie was the engineer/architect whose chapel ceiling Steve Jobs painted."
10-14-11, 11:32 AM
The only real computer science class I ever took was CSC 204: C and UNIX, Cal Poly, Spring 1997.
10-14-11, 01:08 PM
C you later. Dennis
I didn't know that you were called Dennis'd (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOOTKA0aGI0) it for you.
10-14-11, 02:52 PM
I worked at the same company at the same time. But I never met any of the Unix guys from NJ. I wish I had.
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