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The Computer History Museum (CHM), home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, today announced that it will begin accepting public nominations for its 2009 Fellow Awards. The Awards honor distinguished technology pioneers for their outstanding merits and significant contributions to both the advancement of computer history and to the evolution of the Information Age. The Award recipients will be inducted at a formal Gala Ceremony on Oct. 20, 2009, where leaders of the computing industry will assemble to celebrate the recipients joining the Museum’s prestigious Hall of Fellows.
More in the release. 2008 recipients included Jean Bartik (ENIAC), Bob Metcalfe (Ethernet), and Linus Torvalds (Linux).