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Friday Round-Up: Woman Wins Turing, Silver Foxes in Print, and the Sweet, Smart Taste of Chocolate

By Womens Voices for Change
And the Award Goes To: Congratulations are in order for Frances E. Allen, the first woman to win one of the most prestigious prizes in computing, the $100,000 Turing Award. Allen, 74, was honored for her work at IBM on programs that translate computer languages. The 40-year-old Turing award is named for British mathematician Alan M. Turing and is considered…
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