Salon: GOTO considered joyful: “On his proto-blog archive, the words and spirit of the late computer scientist Edsger Dijkstra live on, inspiring new generations of geeks.”
Direct link to the archive: In Pursuit of Simplicity.
On the 7th ericalynn posted a tribute to a very close friend who died of an an aneurysm, suddenly, inexplicably. He was about to get married. He had just turned 30. He had just become a father.
This takes me back to one of the most touching tributes I’ve ever seen on the web: The Life of Jos Claerbout. 25 years old and judging from his site, had an impact on everyone around himself – by being a good soul.
Who and how we touch one another is what lives on past us.