Computers, infrastructure, and recent obituaries

How is it that Steve Jobs can die and people mourn the man as if he were a family member, and Dennis Ritchie dies and there is hardly a blip on mainstream media?

I realize that many people spend more time with their iPhone than any family member or friend, but try living in our digital age without C programming, windows, or linux.

Thoughts?

1 thought on “Computers, infrastructure, and recent obituaries

  1. Archetypes defy origin, right? Still, I suppose if you want an answer to that question, then you’d better start asking soon because you’re running out of firsthand informants….

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