Computing award goes to female for first time (Associated Press)

Computing award goes to female for first time … (AP) — One of the most prestigious prizes in computing, the $100,000 Turing Award, went to a woman Wednesday for the first time in the award's 40-year history.  —  Frances E. Allen, 74, was honored for her work at IBM Corp. on techniques …

Source:   Associated Press
Link:   http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/02/22/computing.award.ap/

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