Computer Whiz Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award Barbara Liskov earned a doctorate in computer science in 1968, becoming the first woman to do so. Liskov speaks with Ira Flatow about winning the 2008 Turing Award — widely considered the "Nobel Prize in Computing" — for her lifelong achievements in programming language design.

Computer Whiz Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award

Computer Whiz Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award

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Barbara Liskov earned a doctorate in computer science in 1968, becoming the first woman to do so. Liskov speaks with Ira Flatow about winning the 2008 Turing Award — widely considered the "Nobel Prize in Computing" — for her lifelong achievements in programming language design.