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[OT] printf("goodbye Dennis");

George R [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, October 30, 2011
7 years ago9,320 views

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October 30, 2011 has been designated "Dennis Ritchie Day".
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George R [PersonRank 10]

7 years ago #

Two Turing Award winners died in October 2011.
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Dennis M. Ritchie and Ken Thompson were the 1983 winners of the Turing Award. Dennis died October 12, 2011.

John McCarthy, the creator of Lisp, was the 1971 winner of the Turing Award. John McCarthy died on October 23, 2011.
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