This session will introduce you to some of the pioneers of computer science. Who were Claude Shannon, Maurice Wilkes, Alan Turing and Doug Engelbart really? Peter has collected their stories and promises to share video footage of these and a few other personalities from the olden days of computing.
About the session host
Peter Bentley is an Honorary Reader in the department of Computer Science at UCL. He is also a Collaborating Professor at KAIST and the author of “Digitized“. He likes quirky activities and once built a robot called Victor.