UNIX - the digital heritage of a significant portion of our digital world - the Awesome World of Things

UNIX rose from the ashes of a multi-organizational effort to develop a dependable timesharing operating system. The joint effort was not successful, but a few survivors from Bell Labs (Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, M. D. McIlroy, and J. F. Ossanna) tried again, and what followed was a system that offers its users a work environment that has been described as "of unusual simplicity, power, and elegance...."

Read the article over at LinkedIn here.