Turing Award

    • Pixar pioneers win Turing Prize

      Pixar pioneers win Turing Prize

      The technology that animated movies like “Toy Story” and enabled a variety of special effects is the focus of this year’s Turing Award, the technology industry’s version of the Nobel Prize. Patrick Hanrahan and Edwin Catmull won the prize for their contributions to 3D computer graphics used in movies and video games.

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    • The ‘Godfathers of AI’ honoured with Turing Award

      The ‘Godfathers of AI’ honoured with Turing Award

      The 2018 Turing Award, also known as the “Nobel Prize of computing,” has been given to a trio of researchers who laid the foundations for the current boom in artificial intelligence (AI). Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun - sometimes called the ‘godfathers of AI’ - have been recognised with the $1m annual prize for their work developing the AI subfield of deep learning.

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