BASIC @ 50: Computing at Dartmouth Today

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BASIC @ 50: Computing at Dartmouth Today

Interactive session with demonstrations of current innovative computing projects at Dartmouth featuring students from computer science, engineering, & the DALI and Tiltfactor labs.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
3:00pm-4:15pm
Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Conferences, Exhibitions, Films, Lectures & Seminars

May 1, 2014 marks 50 years since Dartmouth Mathematics Professors John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz made computing history when they successfully launched the BASIC computer language for the first time, which went on to become the most widely used computer language in the world.

This celebratory symposium in honor of BASIC's 50th anniversary is occuriing on April 30, 2014, and will recognize the impact of BASIC's development, showcase innovation in computing at Dartmouth today, and discuss what the next fifty years might hold for the future of computing.

The PRESENT session of the conference will include student demonstrations of innovative projects in computing at Dartmouth today. Featuring projects from computer science, engineering, theater, the Tiltfactor Lab and the DALI lab, including a digital fashion show, mobile apps and games, web-based applications and innovative medical devices.

For more information, contact:
Amelia Raether
603-646-0299

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.