[cryptography] Cryptographers win Turing award
Kevin W. Wall
kevin.w.wall at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 16:57:09 EDT 2013
MIT professors Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali were
selected as this year's ACM Turing award winner.
Their work on introducing mathematical formalism to the
field of cryptography was cited.
"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree,
is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals.
We *cause* accidents." -- Nathaniel Borenstein
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