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LampsonFest: Celebrating a Computing Legend

Posted by Rob Knies It’s a mouthful. The citation for the A.M. Turing Award presented to Butler Lampson 22 years ago reads as follows: For contributions to the development of distributed, personal computing environments and the technology for their implementation: workstations, networks, operating systems, programming systems, displays, security, and document publishing. As amazing as it might seem, Lampson, indeed, has made seminal contributions to all of these foundational computing advances. His career is as accomplished…

February 2014

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