DMR 1941 – 2011, RIP

image Dennis MacAlistair RitchieAt the age of 70 on 12-Oct-2011 tech giant and Turing award winner Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie, co-creator of Unix and C has passed away.

RIP, our thanks will always be with you. Very few things that today hundreds of million people use on their computers everyday would have been possible or here without your work.

#include <stdlib.h>
int main(void)
printf(“Goodbye, Dennis\n”);
return 0;

…His pointer has been cast to void *

image wikimedia

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