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Bob Metcalfe, a pioneer of Ethernet technology, has been named the winner of the 2022 Turing Award, the highest honor in computer science.

Bob Metcalfe, co-inventor of Ethernet and co-founder of local-area networking pioneer 3Com, has been named the recipient of the 2022 ACM A.M. Turing Award for the invention, standardization, and commercialization of Ethernet. In an interview with VentureBeat, Metcalfe discussed the development of Ethernet and the battles it faced with proprietary technologies such as IBM Token Ring and WangNet. Despite the competition, the use of open standards prevailed and propelled his company to success as they sold networking interface cards to PC makers. Metcalfe also discussed the rapid growth of connectivity and the resulting pathologies, ranging from pornography to fake news, and the challenge of managing connectivity effectively. Interested individuals can join top executives in San Francisco on July 11-12 to learn how to integrate and optimize AI investments for success.

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