Dennis Ritchie


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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis M. Ritchie, co-author of the Unix operating system, inventor of the C programming language and demigod.

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ThinkFun's passion for code literacy is rooted in its co-founder's family, with Bill's brother Dennis Ritchie considered by many to be the greatest coder of all time.
Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, is to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Dennis Ritchie - co-inventor of the UNIX operating system and father of the C programming language, with a special event on Friday, September 7, at its headquarters in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Dennis Ritchie, co-creator of the UNIX OS and the C programming language; John McCarthy, a pioneer in artificial intelligence; and, of course, Steve Jobs.
Dennis Ritchie, who died on October 8, created the popular Cprogramming language and helped create the Unix operating software.
From Twitter Follow The Journal on Twitter @TheJournalNews @maddoghall (Maddog Hall): Dennis Ritchie, creator of the "C" language and co-creator of Unix is dead at age 70.
Re-elected to the state board were Andrews; Todd Allen of West Memphis; Troy Buck of Alpine; Rich Hillman of Carlisle; Dennis Ritchie of Nashville; and Billy Sharp of War Eagle.
A mistake by Dennis Ritchie in 18 minutes let in Jones again but he volleyed straight at Craig Hinchcliffe when in the clear.
Kenneth Thompson and Dennis Ritchie (1998) for creating the UNIX operating system and C Language.
The delegate body elected eight directors to the state board: Todd Allen, John Andrews II, Johnny Loftin, Dennis Ritchie, Randy Veach, Richard Plugge, Mary Ratcliffe and Billy Sharp.
Two American innovators of technology, Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, and two Japanese scientists, Tadamitsu Kishimoto and Toshio Hirano, received this esteemed honor for the categories of information and communications, and bioscience and medical science, respectively.
Unix pioneer Dennis Ritchie presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to McIlroy, who headed the research department at Bell Labs in which Unix was born.
Medals of Technology laureates: Kenneth Thompson and Dennis Ritchie (1998) for creating the UNIX operating system and C Language; Richard Frenkiel and Joel Engel (1994) for their fundamental contributions to the theory, design and development of cellular mobile communications systems; Amos Joel (1993) for his vision, inventiveness and perseverance in introducing technological advances in telecommunications that have had a major impact on the evolution of the telecommunications industry; W.