Next time you think you’re failing at a new open source venture, remember the stories of your UNIX ancestors (eunuchs ancestors?) ;)

Unix at 50: How the OS that powered smartphones started from failure
Today, Unix powers iOS and Android—its legend begins with a gator and a trio of researchers.


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    Not sure, can we really say Unix powers Android? Linux is not UniX though.
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    @Aldar Linux has its origins in Unix. But the point of the article is to capture the moment when we began to move from purely mainframe computing to personal computing. Unix was a huge part of that.
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