ACM People in the News

"Computer Pioneer Jean E. Sammet Programmed before Programming Was a Thing"
The New Stack, April 23, 2017
Sammet was ACM’s first female president.

"Returning from Washington, Felten seeks dialogue between technology and policy"
Princeton University, April 13, 2017
Former USACM Chair Ed Felten talks about his experience in government service at the Federal Trade Commisssion.

"What the Founder of the World Wide Web Thinks about the State of the Web"
WBUR (Boston NPR Affiliate), April 4, 2017
ACM A.M. Turing Award 2016 recipient Sir Tim Berners-Lee has been thinking a lot lately about the power of his invention and the Pandora's Box it has opened.

"Research Highlight: CRA Board Member Dan Grossman"
Computing Research Association, February 25, 2017
ACM Education Board member Dan Grossman talks about MOOCs and CS curricula.

"Julia Hirschberg Elected to the National Academy of Engineering"
EurekAlert, February 23, 2017
ACM Fellow honored with one of the highest professional distinctions awarded to an engineer.

"2017 Japan Prize Honors Trailblazers in Life Science and Cryptography"
The Japan Prize Foundation, February 2, 2017
Adi Shamir, a co-recipient of the 2002 ACM A.M. Turing Award, has received the 2017 Japan Prize for significant contributions to the fields of cryptography and computer science.

"Q&A: RSA crypto pioneer Adleman keeps pushing the limits"
InfoWorld, January 10, 2017
ACM A.M. Turing Award co-recipient Len Adleman sounds off on RSA's big breakthrough, why DNA works great for computing, and our coming cyberwar risk.

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