In Pictures: Celebrating Unix heroes

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

Dennis Ritchie (Sept 9, 1941 to Oct 12, 2011) Dennis Ritchie was the co-developer of the Unix operating system and creator of the C programming language. He worked at Bell Labs, which divested to AT&T, which branched off to Lucent Technologies, from 1967 until he retired in 2007. His books include the UNIX Programmer's Manual (1971) and The C Programming Language (1978) with Brian Kernighan.

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