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‘Computer History Museum’ Honorees Include Python Creator Guido van Rossum

On Wednesday the Computer History Museum, “the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its transformational impact on society,” proudly announced the three Fellow Award honorees for 2018:
Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky — “For the invention of the first commercial erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM), which enabled rapid development of microprocessor-based systems.”
Dame Stephanie Shirley CH — “For a lifetime of entrepreneurship promoting the growth of the UK software industry and the advancement of women in computing.”
Guido van Rossum — “For the creation and evolution of the Python programming language, and for leadership of its community.”

“We are delighted to induct these outstanding new Fellows with diverse contributions in hardware, in services, and in software,” said Len Shustek, the Museum’s board chairman. “They are true heroes of the Digital Age.”


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