[vcf-midatlantic] Ken Thompson ACM Fellow Announcment
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Thu Jan 14 13:07:42 UTC 2021
Man I wish I attended that session.
On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 7:07 PM Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Ken Thompson, a recent VCF Keynote speaker (2019), and creator of UNIX became a ACM fellow today:
> Kenneth Lane Thompson
> For contributions to the development of operating systems theory and for the implementation of the UNIX operating system
> 2020 ACM FELLOWS RECOGNIZED FOR WORK THAT UNDERPINS CONTEMPORARY COMPUTING
> International Group Composed of Leaders Across All of Computing’s Disciplines
> New York, NY, January 13, 2021 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 95 members ACM Fellows for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, among other areas. The accomplishments of the 2020 ACM Fellows have driven innovations that ushered in significant improvements across many areas oftechnology, industry, and personal life.
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