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The �Nobel Prize of Computing,"

 
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"New York, April 19, 2004 -- The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Alan Kay the winner of the 2003 Turing Award, considered the �Nobel Prize of Computing," for leading the team that invented Smalltalk, an influential programming language that used object-oriented concepts, and for fundamental contributions to personal computing. Smalltalk, the first complete dynamic object-oriented programming language..."

http://www.squeakland.org/images/news/html/turing03.htm
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What's after OO?
one opinion here.
 
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Oh man, do we need voices like this in computing today:

Victoria Livschitz:
The world has gone crazy with XML and then web services; SOAP and UDDI are getting enormous attention, and, yet, from a software engineering standpoint, they seem to me a setback rather then a step forward.
We now have a generation of young programmers who think of software in terms of angle brackets. An enormous mess of XML documents that are now being created by enterprises at an alarming rate will be haunting our industry for decades. With all that excitement, no one seems to have the slightest interest in basic computer science.


Great link, Ellen, thank you. I feel like I'm not ranting alone anymore.
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