Dennis Ritchie co-created Unix with Ken Thompson, created the C programming language, lead development of Plan 9, and leads development of Inferno.
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The Guardian - Dennis Ritchie Obituary
By Martin Campbell-Kelly. Describes Dr Ritchie's key role as co-inventor of Unix and the programming language C.
Linux Focus - Interview with Dennis M. Ritchie
A 1999 interview by Manuel Benet.
Lysator - Dennis Ritchie
References to Dennis Ritchie in the C programming subtree. Includes links to articles.
Wikipedia - Dennis Ritchie
Encyclopedia article, with brief history, awards, quotes, and bibliography.
Worldcat Identities - Ritchie, Dennis M.
Catalog of works held in libraries, both by and about Dennis Ritchie.
YouTube - 1998 National Medal of Technology
Video of Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie receiving their awards.
Youtube - Unix History
Part of a 1980's promotional film by AT&T Bell Labs (BTL) featuring Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie explaining Unix.
BBC News - Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies Aged 70
Article on the death of Dr Ritchie, one of the key creators of the Unix operating system. (October 13, 2011)
NYTimes: Dennis Ritchie, Trailblazer in Digital Era, Dies at 70
Article by Steve Lohr on the inventor of the C programming language and co-developer of the Unix operating system, who influenced all facets of technology. (October 13, 2011)
Wired - Dennis Ritchie: The Shoulders Steve Jobs Stood On
Article by Cade Metz on the achievements in programming of Dennis Ritchie. (October 13, 2011)
The Economist - Unix's Founding Fathers
Article describing the man who invented C and was one of the key members of the team behind Unix, two developments that underpin much modern software. (June 10, 2004)
Unix.se - Interview with Dennis Ritchie
Brief general interview with Dr Ritchie, also available in Swedish. (February 07, 2003)
Interview with Dennis Ritchie
Transcript of an interview by Michael S. Mahoney. (April 17, 1998)