Wednesday, June 05, 2002

Never Enough Transgender Computer Pioneers Department

Scientific American had printed this article a couple of years ago regarding Lynn Conway, who had pioneered techniques that helped launch the VLSI microchip revolution, while dealing with the stigma of a transsexual in the early computer industry. It is thanks to her work that your computer is capable of doing so much, so fast, compared to previous generations of computers. I am also thankful to her for coming out and providing herself as an admirable role model for transgendered people everywhere. Kick butt, Lynn!

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