Panel of expert futurologists from Google, Intel and MIT to discuss what the next 50 years might hold for the future of computing.
May 1, 2014 marks 50 years since Dartmouth Mathematics Professors John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz made computing history when they successfully launched the BASIC computer language for the first time, which went on to become the most widely used computer language in the world.
This celebratory symposium in honor of BASIC's 50th anniversary is occuriing on April 30, 2014, and will recognize the impact of BASIC's development, showcase innovation in computing at Dartmouth today, and discuss what the next fifty years might hold for the future of computing.
The FUTURE session will feature a panel of expert futurologists to forecast the future and discuss what we might see in the next 50 years of computing. The panel will include:
This panel will include a Q&A with the audience, and will be followed by a brief reception with light refreshments at the Hanover Inn.
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.