ACM People in the News

"Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93"
The New York Times, July 12, 2019
Fernando Corbató, who received the 1990 ACM A.M. Turing Award, died on Friday at the age of 93.

"Stephen Cook's pioneering career in computational complexity"
University of Toronto, July 5, 2019
ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate Cook tackles the P vs. NP problem.

"Why Should We Care About Technology Ethics? The Updated ACM Code of Ethics"
infoQ, June 5, 2019
The 2018 rewrite of the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct has brought it up-to-date with new technologies and societal demands, says Catherine Flick, a member of the Code task force.

"Universite de Montreal Prof Wins $100K Killam Prize for AI Research"
Montreal Gazette (Canada), April 25, 2019
Canada Council names 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award co-recipient Yoshua Bengio one of this year’s recipients of Killam Prize for his work on artificial intelligence.

"He Helped Create AI. Now, He Worries About 'Killer Robots'"
The New York Times, March 29, 2019
Yoshua Bengio, a co-recipient of the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award, is concerned about artificial intelligence being weaponized.

"Turing Award Winner Judea Pearl Believes to Build Truly Intelligent Machines, Researchers Should Teach Them Cause & Effect"
Analytics India, January 31, 2019
ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate Judea Pearl argues that AI has been hampered by an incomplete understanding of what intelligence really is.

"Levchin Prize Names Winners at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference"
Business Wire, January 9, 2019
Mihir Bellare, recipient of ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award, receives Levchin Prize.

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