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03.01.16
2015's 'Nobel Prize of computing' honors encryption pioneers
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2015's 'Nobel Prize of computing' honors encryption pioneers

The duo behind 1976's Diffie-Hellman Protocol are taking home $1 million for their work.

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10.13.11
Dennis Ritchie, pioneer of C programming language and Unix, reported dead at age 70
10.13.11

Dennis Ritchie, pioneer of C programming language and Unix, reported dead at age 70

We're getting reports today that Dennis Ritchie, the man who created the C programming language and...

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03.10.11
Computer learning and computational neuroscience icon Dr. Leslie Valiant wins Turing Award
03.10.11

Computer learning and computational neuroscience icon Dr. Leslie Valiant wins Turing Award

We've seen recently that computers are more than capable of kicking humanoids to the curb when it co...

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03.10.10
Computing pioneer Chuck Thacker wins Turing Award
03.10.10

Computing pioneer Chuck Thacker wins Turing Award

Chuck Thacker may not be quite the same household name as some other computing pioneers, but it's pr...

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