Dennis Ritchie, Creator of UNIX and C, Dead at 70

Posted by scan2006 on Oct 12, 2011 11:47 PM EDT
OS news; By Eugenia Loli-Queru
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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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