A Turing Phase
Scott Aaronson's love of video games led him to discover a world, and an identity, he didn't know existed.
“How am I ever going to catch up with the kids who saw programming when they were 6 or 7?”
Photo by Dana Moshkovitz
Scott Aaronson is a theoretical computer scientist at MIT. He's interested in quantum computing, and describes his research as "the study of what we can't do with computers we don't have." He was born in Philadelphia.