Designer of Xerox Alto wins Turing Award

Molly Wood Mar 10, 2010
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Designer of Xerox Alto wins Turing Award

Molly Wood Mar 10, 2010
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Chuck Thacker helped launch the personal computer industry at the famed Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. He’s a co-creator of the Alto personal computer and ethernet networking. Plus, he worked on tablet computer at Microsoft in the early 1990’s. He’s been named the latest winner of the Turing Award, the top prize in computer science.

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