In an announcement that has stunned the computer industry, Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and Brian Kernighan admitted that the Unix operating system and C programming language created by them is an elaborate April Fools prank kept alive for over 20 years.  Speaking at the recent UnixWorld Software Development Forum, Thompson revealed the following:

Hilarious April 1 post from ComputerWorld, a few decades ago. Read the rest here

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