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Q&A: From Single Core to Multicore

ACM 2009 A.M. Turing Award winner Charles P. Thacker

Microsoft Technical Fellow and 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award winner Charles P. Thacker in front of the Charles Babbage Difference Engine No. 2 at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA.

Credit: Richard Morgenstein

Charles P. Thacker discusses the legendary Alto personal computer, the invention of the Ethernet, and his current research on multicore architectures.

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