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Launching next week: 100 Moments That Rocked Computer Science podcast with Dr Sue Black OBE

(4 June 2021)

Join Professors Sue Black and Gordon Love from the Department of Computer Science as they chat with leaders from the worlds of science and technology in this brand new podcast series exploring ‘100 Moments that Rocked Computer Science’ – streaming on all major platforms from Wednesday 9 June.

Guests include Stemettes creator Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, mathematician, teacher and broadcaster Bobby Seagull, internet search engine pioneer Alan Emtage and Professor Dame Wendy Hall, one of the world’s leading computer scientists. 

Megan Smith, former Chief Technology Officer to US President Barack Obama and Sir Dermot Turing, nephew of Alan Turing, part of the British team that broke the Enigma code during the Second World War make up the incredible guest list for the first six shows.

Each week the team discuss some of the fundamental developments in computer science, all of which have had a huge impact on the world we live in and the way we live:

• The birth of the Internet search

• Ada Lovelace and the first computer programme

• George Boole and the dawn of the information age

• The birth of web science

• Alan Turing and computable numbers

• The emergence of civic tech

Follow @100momentsCS on Twitter #100moments and listen on all major streaming platforms from Wednesday 9 June.

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