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The three took the 1-million prize for laying the foundation of deep learning, which has become a staple in autonomous vehicles, computer vision, and speech recognition. (Image credit: ACM)   The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) has given the Turing Award (the Nobel Prize of computing) to a trio of scientists- Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun, for their work in AI, more specifically, deep learning. The three won a $1-million prize for developing the foundations durin ...
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the founder of the World Wide Web. (Image credit: CERN)   Thirty years ago, English scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a paper entitled “Information Management: A Proposal,” which detailed how to manage general information about accelerators and experiments at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). Shortly after that, he implemented the key components to bring his idea to fruition- the first web server, browser, and editor. In April of 1993, CERN r ...