Turing Award Boosted to $250K: Put On Your Thinking Caps!

Google is joining Intel in putting more cash into the kitty for the Turing Award. To me, $250K is nonsensical — you should either go for the million (Who Wants To Be A CS Millionaire?) or maintain the super-coolness of the <a href=”http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/aboutus/jcfields/fields_medal.html”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Fields Prize (cash value: $15000 Loonies).