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ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Michael Stonebraker, age 71.

Michael Stonebraker, recipient of the 2014 ACM A.M. Turing Award, is one of three computer scientists recognized by MIT Technology Review on its Seven Over 70 list of innovators over the age of 70 who are still working.

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Our annual list of 35 innovators under the age of 35 inevitably arouses this objection: "Do you really believe older people aren’t innovative?" Of course they are. We write about the young because we want to introduce you to promising researchers and entrepreneurs. But older people are as capable of new thinking as young ones. Below are seven innovators over the age of 70, still working.

 

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