Intel Fellow, Shekhar Borkar.
The A.M. Turing award is (arguably) our discipline's greatest honor; many call it the "Nobel Prize" of computing. The current award is destined for Leslie Valiant, Harvard University, for his life's work revolving especially around computational learning theory. Of special note are his contributions around parallel and distributed computing, including his work towards a "bridging model."
Intel is a primary sponsor of the Turing award and this it is to be presented by Intel Fellow, Shekhar Borkar. I had the privelage to interview Shekhar a few days ago and hope you enjoy our conversation.
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