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Lampsonfest: Celebrating a Computing Legend


Butler Lampson

On Thursday, Microsoft Research was to honor Butler Lampson for seminal contributions to foundational computing advances.

Credit: Microsoft Research

It's a mouthful. The citation for the A.M. Turing Award presented to Butler Lampson 22 years ago reads as follows:

For contributions to the development of distributed, personal computing environments and the technology for their implementation: workstations, networks, operating systems, programming systems, displays, security, and document publishing.

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