Turing awards are typically given for workHmm. I am not an expert, but here are some things:
that induce a paradigm shift. Not being very
knowledgeable about graphics, I would like to
know whether there have been any recent paradigm
shifts in graphics.
- The switch from vector to raster graphics
- The use of specialized hardware (the graphics card) for rendering operations
- (and this is far too soon to tell) the advent of programmability in graphics cards.
As an aside, wouldn't it be nice to have RSS feeds for comments ? I don't have any illusions that people are falling over themselves to hear what I have to say, but the only easy way for me to respond to comments in a way that they can find out is to reply directly (not always possible) or post a new entry.
Haloscan used to do this, but blogger doesn't... yet....