[sf-lug] jim goes to school and talks
jim at well.com
Mon Oct 22 15:09:32 PDT 2007
as to the recollection being televised, i don't know.
They captured stallman, but he's actually history
himself, i just talk about it.
you want, i'll let you know when i find out.
On Oct 22, 2007, at 2:54 PM, Sameer Verma wrote:
> jim stockford wrote:
>> they used to send me outside when i did this....
>> i'm gonna talk at USF:
>> SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
>> UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
>> TUESDAY, October 30, 12:20-1:20 pm
>> James Stockford
>> Harney Science Center Room 235
>> 2741 Golden Gate (at Kittredge) in SF
>> of course, it's just me going "blah, blah, blah," but here's the
>> "There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood,
>> leads on to fortune...."
>> --William Shakespeare, from Julius Caesar
>> In the beginning, there was no software 100 years ago there were only
>> mechanical contraptions and counting machines that were not so
>> different from some of the contraptions of ancient Egypt and
>> Phoenicia. 100 years ago people rode horses through city streets.
>> The last 100 years seem to have seen more change than the previous
>> 5000. Almost all of the computer industry has occurred in the last 50
>> years. It may be the last ten years has seen as much change as the
>> prior 90.
>> The big events were driven by non-technical factors such as faith,
>> vision, luck, and a kind of inevitability that comes from standing on
>> our predecessors' shoulders.
>> The tides of opportunities are coming faster and faster. This talk
>> presents a few stories that show how people have seen them or missed
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> Will the revolution be televised/recorded?
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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