geniuses

Presentation about Tech Geniuses [for school]
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Author: kocotian <kocotian@kocotian.pl>
Date:   Thu,  3 Dec 2020 09:56:15 +0100

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diff --git a/geniuses b/geniuses @@ -9,8 +9,9 @@ UNIX and Multics @dennis.jpg -Dennis MacAllistar Ritche was born on 9th of September 1941 in Bronxville. -He studied math and physics on Harvard University and became Ph.D. +Dennis MacAllistar Ritche was born on 9th of September +1941 in Bronxville. He studied math and physics on +Harvard University and became Ph.D. In 60' of XX Century, MIT and Bell Labs started working on Multics system. Multics, programmed for GE-645 computers had many innovative @@ -22,11 +23,13 @@ Ken Thompson, Douglas McIlroy and Joe Ossanna were the last workers that worked on Multics. They wanted to start new work from scratch, but on lower scale. -UNIX has many innovative features like processes, device files, -hierarchical file systems, etc. -UNIX also brought UNIX Timestamp - Number of seconds passed from -00:00:00, 01 January 1970 UTC Time, and that is commonly used -standard. +UNIX has many innovative features like +processes, device files, hierarchical +file systems, etc. + +UNIX also brought UNIX Timestamp - Number of seconds +passed from 00:00:00, 01 January 1970 UTC Time, and +that is commonly used standard. Ritchie also wrote a new programming language - C. In 1972, UNIX was rewritten to C, even through people said that something that @@ -34,8 +37,8 @@ big must be written in assembler. Thanks to this, many OSes are written in C (exception is Microsoft Windows written mostly in C++, that explains why Windows is so bad, bloated and slow, just like C++). -Dennis died on 12th of October 2011 aged 70 and he left us things, that -we uses everyday. +Dennis died on 12th of October 2011 aged 70 and he +left us things, that we uses everyday. —— Ken Thompson —— @@ -98,10 +101,50 @@ stated on the end: "It's good to be king. Wait, maybe. I think maybe I'm just like a little bizarre little person who walks back and forth. Whatever, you know, but..." -On evening of 11th August of 2018, while walking alongside railroad in The -Dalles in Oregon, Davis was hitten by a train and died. +On evening of 11th August of 2018, while walking alongside +railroad in The Dalles in Oregon, Davis was hitten by a +train and died. —— Anselm Garbe —— +Anselm R. Garbe is an Open Source hacker and +founder of suckless.org. + +The suckless community was +founded in 2002 in Germany. + +The suckless manifesto deplores the common tendency +for "complex, error-prone and slow software [that] seems +to be prevalent in the present-day software industry", +and argues that a programmer's performance should not +be measured by the number of lines of code he writes. + +In suckless.org, he created (or contributed to) many open source projects, +most notable is: + +- dwm, dynamic window manager - very small and simple window manager - main +source code file have only 2150LOC, all source code with configuration file, +libraries, README, LICENSE, manpage etc. is only 27KB. + +@sl/dwm.png + +- st, simple terminal - lightweight, simple, small terminal +with 24-bit color support - main source code have only 2650LOC, +all source code weights 48K. + +@sl/st.png + +- sent - very lightweight and simple tool for converting plain text files +(like this on picture before) to a presentation like this that you now +watching. Source code of sent compiles to binary form and executes with +presentation text file faster than bloated spyware called Microsoft +PowerPoint executes alone, without compiling, without loading any +presentation. + +suckless.org creates simple programs that +follows the UNIX philosophy - do programs +that are doing one things and does it well. +Do programs that handles text streams, +because it's universal interface. —— Luke Smith —— diff --git a/sl/dwm.png b/sl/dwm.png Binary files differ. diff --git a/sl/st.png b/sl/st.png Binary files differ.