Computing for the future of the planet
Date: Wednesday 4 March 2009
Time: 3:10 p.m.
Location: Lecture Theatre A309, Electrical and Computer Engineering Building
Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Donna Cheal by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +64 3 364 2264
Audience: The general public
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is hosting a seminar entitled: "Computing for the future of the Ppanet" by Andy Hopper, University of Cambridge.
Digital technology is becoming an indispensable and crucial component of our lives, society, and environment. A framework for computing in the context of problems facing the planet will be presented. The framework has a number of goals: an optimal digital infrastructure, sensing and optimising with a global world model, reliably predicting and reacting to our environment, and digital alternatives to physical activities.
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