Alan Kay

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8/1/11 Overview The Turing Award ACM Alan Kay Background Goals Early Work Awards Smalltalk
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8/1/11 Turing Award ACM’s most prestigious award Who’s who of CS Named after Alan Mathison Turing Considered father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence Award comes with $250,000 as of 2007 Funded by IBM and Google
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8/1/11 Turing Award Given out annually Since 1966 First recipient – Alan J. Perlis Given to individuals who contribute greatly to the CS field Groups working together also receive award Highest distinction in computing Nobel prize of computing
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8/1/11 ACM Association for Computing Machinery Founded in 1947 World’s first scientific and education computing society HQ in NY Over 92,000 members Publications available online
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8/1/11 Alan Kay May 17, 1940 Known for: Dynabook OO Programming, Smalltalk Etoys GUI “The best way to predict the future is to invent it”
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About Alan Worked for Xerox PARC Pioneered many of the ideas at the root of contemporary object-oriented programming languages Conceived Smalltalk Led the team that programmed the
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