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Submission + - Dennis Ritchie passed away (

An anonymous reader writes: I've recently learned that Dennis Ritchie has passed away. Where is the Slashdot love to one of the Unix creators?. Like it or not, Unix and it's programming language, C, has been the more influential pieces of software of all times.
R.I.P. Dennis, and thanks for all the semicolons.

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Dennis Ritchie passed away

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They are called computers simply because computation is the only significant job that has so far been given to them.