Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Quotation of the Day for October 25, 2011

"'There's that line from Newton about standing on the shoulders of giants,' says Kernighan. 'We're all standing on Dennis' shoulders.'"

- Brian Kernighan, co-author of The C Programming Language, on his fellow author, Dennis Ritchie. Ritchie, a pioneering computer scientist, died in October 2011. Quoted in Cade Metz's article "Dennis Ritchie: The Shoulders Steve Jobs Stood On", Wired Enterprise , October 13, 2011.


Submitted by: Kelly Groves
Oct. 18, 2011

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