bc90021 writes "Frances E. Allen, 75, was honored for her work at IBM Corp. on techniques for optimizing the performance of compilers. It's well deserved, and she's the first woman to receive it in the 40 years of the award's history."
Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"