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R.I.P John McCarthy

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R.I.P. John McCarthy
John McCarthy, 1927-2011
(Creator of Lisp and more)

This giant, John McCarthy stood at the cradle of AI, Lisp, and theoretical computer science. Like us, he loved elegant mathematics.

R.I.P. dmr

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Dennis Ritchie, 1941-2011
(Unix co-creator, creator of C, and more)

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