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Lynn Conway finally receives recognition for rocketing chip design into the future

28/06/2024

Lynn Conway may hold the record for longest delay between being unfairly fired and receiving an apology for it. In 1968, IBM — a company that now covers its logo in a rainbow flag each June for Pride Month — fired Conway when she expressed her intention to transition. She died on June 9, 2024 at age 86. IBM...
Lynn Conway may hold the record for longest delay between being unfairly and receiving an apology for it. In 1968, IBM — a company that now covers its logo in a rainbow flag each June for Pride Month — Conway when she expressed her intention to transition. She died on June 9, 2024 at age 86. IBM eventually apologised to the now-famous computing expert, but only 52 years later, when Conway was 82 years old. Although Conway’s start as a trans woman while at IBM was inauspicious, she quickly found a new job under her post-transition name and…This story continues at The Next Web
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