Author: kocotian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2020 09:20:40 +0100
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Geniuses in technology
and Open Source world
-UNIX and Multics
+UNIX and Multics 🖥🤯
—— Dennis Ritchie ——
@@ -16,20 +16,20 @@ 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
solutions, for example - dynamic libraries, hierarchical file system,
+hot-plugging devices. 💽
-Unfortunately, Bell Labs left the project in 1969, Dennis with
+Unfortunately, Bell Labs left the project in 1969. 😥 Dennis with
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.
+but on lower scale. 😱
-UNIX has many innovative features like
-processes, device files, hierarchical
-file systems, etc.
+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.
+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
@@ -37,8 +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. 😭
+He left us things, that we uses everyday.
—— Ken Thompson ——
@@ -49,15 +49,15 @@ February 1943 in New Orleans. Ken studied
on Univeristy of California.
Thompson with Ritchie, Kerninghan, etc.
-worked on UNIX operating system.
+worked on UNIX operating system. 👷
He created also B programming language, a precursor for
a C programming language. He wrote also ed, which IS A
STANDARD TEXT EDITOR! and grep. He also created Plan 9
-from Bell Labs.
+from Bell Labs. 🐇
He is well known for UNIX username ken with uid 6
-and home in /usr/ken, no in /home/ken.
+and home in /usr/ken, no in /home/ken. 🏠
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ UNIX and created AWK programming language.
Brian is well known for co-authorship of the first book
about C programming language with Ritchie. Kerninghan
affirmed that he had no part in designing C - "it's
-entirely Dennis Ritchie's work".
+entirely Dennis Ritchie's work". 📕🤝
@@ -82,13 +82,13 @@ entirely Dennis Ritchie's work".
Linus Benedict Torvals was born on 28th of December in 1969 in Helsinki.
He's Finnish-American software engineer. Torvalds created a Linux Kernel
-- unix-like kernel from scratch. Linux has many syscalls and is the most
-used operating systems kernel on the world.
+- unix-like kernel from scratch. Linux is the most used operating system
+kernel on the world. 🐧
Linus also created git - a very fast, decentralized system
-version control that is used for many open source projects.
+version control that is used for many open source projects. 🚄
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ to generate static git pages like this:
Between 1988 and 1996 Torvalds attended Univeristy of Helsinki
-and graduated with master's degree in computer science.
+and graduated with master's degree in computer science. 🖥✅
He stopped studying in 1989 when he joined Finnish Army Uusimaa brigade.
He came back to University in 1990.
@@ -118,14 +118,14 @@ Davis as teenager learned assembler for Commodore 64. He earned
master's degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University
and worked for Ticketmaster company as a programmer for VAX computers.
-Terry grew up as Catholic, but he was atheist for some part of his adult
+Terry grew up as Catholic ✝, but he was atheist for some part of his adult
life. After he experienced a self-described "revelation", he proclaimed
that he was in direct communication with God which told him to build a
Third Temple, successor to the Second Temple.
Davis alone created a complex Operating System, TempleOS, called before as
J Operating System, SparrowOS and LoseThos. He also created his own language
-in which TempleOS was written, HolyC. HolyC is a dialect of C, on level
+in which TempleOS was written, HolyC 😲. HolyC is a dialect of C, on level
between C and C++, called by fans as C🕇.
@@ -139,20 +139,20 @@ V5.03.
TempleOS ran in text mode with limited features like screen with resolution
640x480 and only 16 colors and single audio voice, which were designed
-according to explicit instructions from God.
+according to explicit instructions from God. ❕
Final release of TempleOS had ultimately written 100KLOC for OS which included
a Kernel, Adam (something like init in UNIX), Compiler, Bible (accessible via
Ctrl+Alt+B), Text Editor with several amazing features, eg. embedding images,
3D graphics, hyperlinks in plain ASCII files, original Flight Simulator and many
-other games and programs.
+other games and programs. 🤯
-TempleOS code is publicly accessible and licensed as Public Domain.
+TempleOS code is publicly accessible and licensed as Public Domain. 🆓
Terry's Operating System have even amazing features which are random number
generator that allow user to communicate with God and listen God Songs.
-During final months of Terry's live, Terry was homeless. Some of fans
-helped him by bringing him supplies and proposed housing offers, but Terry
+During final months of Terry's live, Terry was homeless. 😟 Some of fans
+helped him by bringing him supplies and proposed housing offers 🏠, but Terry
refused them. In his final video uploaded a few hours before his death, he
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,
@@ -160,7 +160,7 @@ 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.
+train and died. 😭😭😭
—— Anselm Garbe ——
@@ -170,9 +170,9 @@ Anselm R. Garbe is an Open Source hacker and
founder of suckless.org.
The suckless community was
-founded in 2002 in Germany.
+founded in 2002 in Germany. 🇩🇪
-The suckless manifesto deplores the common tendency
+The suckless manifest 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
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ most notable is:
- dwm, dynamic window manager - very small and simple window manager - main
source code file has only 2150LOC, all source code with configuration file,
-libraries, README, LICENSE, manpage etc. is only 27KB.
+libraries, README, LICENSE, manpage etc. is only 27KB. 🪟🚄
@@ -198,13 +198,13 @@ all source code weights 48K.
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
suckless.org creates simple programs that
follows the UNIX philosophy - do programs
that are doing one thing and do it well.
Do programs that handle text streams,
-because it's the universal interface.
+because it's the universal interface. ✅
—— Luke Smith ——
@@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ Luke Smith is a internet creator. He brings many interesting
videos about free and open source software, especially Vim,
dwm, st, dmenu, sent, UNIX piping and scripting, mutt and many
other software that speeds up workflow. He also brings videos
-about privacy and independence in internet.
+about privacy and independence in internet. 🌍
Luke also wrote 4 major scripts - emailwiz, mutt-wizard, lb and
the most important - LARBS.