Steve Jobs. Dennis Ritchie. John McCarthy. Tony Sale.
These are men who - save for Steve Jobs - were little known outside the technical community, but without whom computing as we know it today would not be. Dennis created Unix and C; John invented Lisp; Tony continued the legacy of Bletchley Park, where Turing and others toiled in extreme secrecy but whose efforts shorted World War II by two years.
All pioneers of computing.
They will be missed.
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There Were Giants Upon the Earth
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