Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Oct 2011 00:28 UTC
General Unix Twitter is currently buzzing about the death of Dennis Ritchie, the visionary creator of UNIX and C, among other things. We hope it's just a false rumor. Story developing, we will be updating. Update: Unfortunately, it seems to be confirmed. Rob Pike, co-creator of the Plan 9 and Inferno OSes, who has worked with Ritchie in the past, and he's currently working for Google's GO language, posted this.
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RE[7]: horrible to hear
by tylerdurden on Thu 13th Oct 2011 18:50 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: horrible to hear"
tylerdurden
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2009-03-17

Products are temporary, good ideas are eternal.

Steve Jobs's fortune came to life by the sword of built-in obsolesce, and his legacy will die by it. Once the "next big thing" disrupts the market nobody will remember him.

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