The technology news blog GigaOM has named computer scientist Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y. S. Wu Professor in Engineering at Princeton, one of the top ten ‘cloud trailblazers’ for 2013.

Rexford is working to develop modular programming language called “Frenetic.” It works, GigaOM reports, by “breaking up monolithic network services, from routing and monitoring to security and load balancing, into units that programmers can control and play with in building other apps.”

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