Barbara Liskov #ALD22 @findingada “Adafruit Industries – Makers, Hackers, Artists, Designers and Engineers!

A recipient of the Turing Award and the IEEE John von Neumann Medal, Barbara Liskov is one of America’s foremost computer scientists. She started her career at Miter (a non-profit corporation) after graduating from Stanford, and went on to make many notable contributions to the field of computing, including the development of the Venus operating system and the principle substitute Liskov. Watch this excellent video interview below from the IEEE Computer Society to hear Barbara discuss in detail her life and work, as well as general changes in computing over the past 50 years.


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