What's The Greatest Software Ever Written?
Great read: What’s The Greatest Software Ever Written? by Charles Babcock, InformationWeek:
With great insight, I’ve assembled this, my list of the greatest software ever written, from Colossus to the present. I’ve consulted software guru James Rumbaugh; Stuart Feldman, president of the Association of Computing Machinery; venture capitalists Ann Winblad and Gary Morgenthaler; Web site scripting software (PHP 3.0) authors Zeev Suraski and Andi Gutmans; and my little brother, Wally.