Lecture: More Like Us: Computing Transformed
Craig Mundie | Chief Strategy and Research Officer, Microsoft Corporation
Monday 28 March 2011
Natural user interfaces are fundamentally changing how we interact with computers. This coming era of technology, where computers can work on our behalf and ultimately become more like us, will have a deep impact on society.
In this public lecture, Craig Mundie will explore these emerging trends, and discuss how we can harness these new technologies to take on the world's most complex challenges, and bring computing to billions more people.
Craig Mundie is chief research and strategy officer of Microsoft Corporation reporting to CEO Steve Ballmer. Mundie oversees one of the world's largest computer-science research organisations, and is responsible for Microsoft's long-term technology strategy. He has spent much of his career�building startups in various fields, including supercomputing, consumer electronics, healthcare, education and robotics. He is Microsoft's principal technology-policy liaison offering advice to the US and foreign governments, including China, India and Russia.
Time: 5:30-6:30pm followed by networking drinks
Date: Monday 28 March 2011
Venue: Basement Theatre, The Spot, Economics and Commerce Building
RSVP: Fiorella Chiodo, email@example.com