Tony Hey – UW CSE Affiliate Professor, Senior Data Science Fellow in the UW eScience Institute, and retired Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections – will discuss his recent book, The Computing Universe: A Journey Through A Revolution, at two events this spring:
- Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m., at the University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE. Information here.
- Tuesday, June 23, 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Avenue, downstairs. Information here (registration required).
Tony’s book is a fascinating tour through the history of our field: short self-contained, illustrated chapters explaining the ideas behind hardware, software, algorithms, Moore’s Law, the birth of the personal computer, the Internet and the Web, the Turing Test, Jeopardy’s Watson, World of Warcraft, spyware, Google, Facebook, and quantum computing.
Read the book, and join Tony at one of these events!