Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Lynn Conway Is Being Honored November 9th -- With it Streamed Live
Lynn Conway is a computer scientist and engineer who helped to pioneer modern information technology and is a leading advocate for transgender rights.
She transitioned in the 1960s and was a leading engineer who did did foundational research in computer
A decade later she was teaching at MIT, co-authoring with Carver Mead the seminal engineering textbook, Introduction to VLSI Systems, innovating an Internet e-commerce system for rapid silicon-chip prototyping that led to today’s industrial models for microelectronics design and production, and receiving many high honors for that work.