In Pictures: Celebrating Unix heroes

This presentation features the early Unix pioneers and their contributions to the computer industry.

Andrew Tanenbaum Andrew Tanenbaum worked summers at Bell Labs from 1979 to 1982. He wrote a Unix clone called Minix in 1987 to use as a practice operating system on the IBM PC. Minix (or Mini-Unix) became a worldwide phenomena. Tanenbaum has earned over two dozen awards, fellows, and honorary doctorates and authored half a dozen or so published textbooks. Tanenbaum is currently a professor of Computer Science at Vrije Universiteit at Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

13 of 16

Comments on this image

There are currently no comments for this image.

Comments are now closed.

Related Slideshows

Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Latest News Articles


GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy


First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni


For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell


The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi


The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott


My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?