Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Dennis Ritchie Computer Scientist

Dennis  Ritchie Computer Scientist

Dennis was an American computer scientist. He created the C programming language and, his colleague Ken Thompson, the Unix operating system. Ritchie and Thompson received the Turing Award from the ACM in 1983, the Hamming Medal from the IEEE in 1990 and the National Medal of Technology from President Clinton in 1999. Ritchie was the head of Lucent Technologies System
Software Research Department when he retired in 2007.


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