Congratulations Dr. Thacker on winning the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award!

ACM has named Charles P. Thacker the recipient of the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award for his pioneering design and realization of the Alto, the first modern personal computer, and the prototype for networked personal computers.
More from Association for Computing Machinery. And thanks to Jimmy Carter for being the first President to have the foresight to use computers in the White House.