Awesome post from Sparkfun celebrating the wonderful engineer, educator, and activist Lynn Conway.
The posts goes into great detail about Conway’s many contributions, including her work on IBM’s Advanced Computing Systems and DIS, as well as VLSI Design. It also discusses IBM’s shameful mistreatment of Conway in response to her gender transition.
Lynn Conway is a pioneering computer scientist, engineer, and transgender activist. She was born on January 2, 1938, in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. Conway is known for her significant contributions to computer architecture, VLSI design, and design automation. She developed innovative methods and tools for designing complex integrated circuits and laid the foundation for modern chip design practices.
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