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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Original post made on Mar 24, 2014

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley lab in Mountain View, has been awarded the 2013 A.M. Turing Award, a prestigious technical award often referred to as the Nobel Prize of the computing world.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, March 23, 2014, 8:09 AM

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Posted by Stew Plock, a resident of Triple El
on Mar 24, 2014 at 12:36 pm

The Triple El neighborhood (Elsinore Drive, Elsinore Court and El Cajon Way)is very proud of our friend and neighbor Leslie Lamport and of his receiving the 2013 Turing Award. Major kudos and congratulations go to Leslie from all of us. Besides being a world-reknowned computer scientist, Leslie is a great neighbor. We just hope that he and Ellen set aside a tiny, tiny portion of his Turing Award so that we can forever enjoy their outstanding brownies at our neighborhood parties!


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