I will quote this on the relative anonymity of Dennis Ritchie‘s death versus Steve Jobs‘ celebrity send off:
“If you do everything just right, it’ll look like you haven’t done anything at all.” ~ God, ‘Futurama‘
This guy, Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie, did a lot of things right. Our task is to not screw it up too badly now.
- Dennis Ritchie, Trailblazer in Digital Era, Dies at 70
- Dennis Ritchie: the other man inside your iPhone