Goodbye, Dennis Ritchie
I apologize for the proliferation of eulogies, but another giant has left the computing field. Dennis Ritchie has passed away.
He coauthored the greatest computer science book ever written. It is so much better than the rest that this is rarely debated. Even if you're a gamer and not a programmer, rest assured that a large percentage of the people that make the games you love would rank this book among the most indispensable things they've ever read.
Thank you, Dennis.
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