The tributes to Dennis Ritchie will not correspond to the river of praise that poured on the web after the death of Steve Jobs. But they should. wired
As we mourn death and remember the life of Apple CEO Steve Jobs last weekend, Dennis Ritchie – the software developer who facilitated the Apple interface we know – died alone. Forbes
Without Dennis Ritchie, there would be no jobs. ZDNet
Was Dennis Ritchie more important than Steve Jobs? Digital trends
Dennis Ritchie dies, and just like the code he wrote, nobody notices. SlashGear
"Ritchie was under the radar. His name wasn't a household name at all, but … if you had a microscope and could look into a computer, you would see his work anywhere inside."