UNIX is fourty! Happy Birthday!

So, UNIX, love it or hate it has been around for a while.

It’s now 40 years old, it makes you wonder if computing is really that fast moving. I believe that the fundamentals remain the same. Techniques, ideas and  usability (hopefully) improves with time, as more and more users use it and developers contribute to it.

It’s a never ending circle.

This also reminds me of the old saying which goes “Old software never dies” I’ve met some people who I have written a small piece of software for them while I was at school, I found out that they were still using it 8 years later!

For those who want to read more, a BBC article for you 🙂