The New York Times reports:
Two dozen award-winning computer scientists, in a rebuke of President Trump’s immigration policies, said on Friday that they were endorsing Joseph R. Biden Jr. in November’s presidential election.
The scientists, including John Hennessy, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are all winners of the Turing Award, which is often called the Nobel Prize of computing.
In a group interview, four of the scientists said the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration rules were a threat to computer research in the United States and could do long-term damage to the tech industry, which for decades has been one of the country’s economic engines.
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I am one of 24 American Turing Award Laureates to endorse the Biden/Harris ticket.
Immigration & Science-based policies are paramount.
But my endorsement is in defense of democracy & opposition to authoritarianism kleptocracy, corruption, divisiveness. https://t.co/roVg7v5QFz
— Yann LeCun (@ylecun) September 18, 2020
Twenty-two winners of the Turing Award, considered the Nobel prize of computer science, endorsed Joseph R. Biden Jr. for president in a rebuke to President Trump’s immigration policies https://t.co/lwHylZ51bl
— NYTimes Tech (@nytimestech) September 18, 2020