We couldn't let our news item on the passing of Denis Ritchie be the last word, so here is an old song that many of you will know but somehow now it has a deeper meaning.
The song "Write in C" is an adaptation of the song "Let It Be" by The Beatles. It appeared around 1987 and it has been evolving ever since. This particular, strange, rendition accompanies a poem by Denis Ritchie on the screen.
If you would like to know more about the history of the song, and read the complete words, visit:
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