drwho writes "Dennis Ritchie, co-creator of Unix and C, has died of natural causes. There has been no official confirmation. This is the passing of a much more influential person than Steve Jobs in the geek world" Link to Original Source
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new
discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..."
-- Isaac Asimov