Another great contributor to computer technology passed away this week also.

Dennis M. Ritchie – Passing of creator of “C” programming language
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=11806
http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/

QUOTE: Dennis M. Ritchie, the creator of the C Programming language and well known for contributing to the creation of the UNIX Operating System, died on October 8, 2011, hit the Internet headlines today.