Individuals who know what “Multics” is, raise your hand. Now, all individuals who know what a “Multician” is, raise the other hand. (Now lower your hands. Your coworkers are going to think you’re a psychopath staring at your computer with your hands above your head.) For those without hands up, Multics is a historic 1965-2002-era operating system, which had a dramatic influence on computers as we know them today. osViews editorial contributor Kelly McNeill, authored an insightful and educational piece about the historic Multics operating system.