Turing Award — 'Nobel of computing' — to Charles Thacker for Xerox … – San Jose Mercury News

A Palo Alto computer designer who changed the world with a computer he developed in three months in the early 1970s was awarded the prestigious 2009 A.M. Turing Award on Tuesday. Charles P. Thacker, 67, who now works at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley …

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