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Computation and the Transformation of Practically Everything: Computing for Everyone

The role of computers as universal tools for education and societal advancement is discussed

The role of computers as universal tools for education and societal advancement is discussed

The importance of making computers accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds is talked about by experts in the field of computer science.

Session Chair: John V. Guttag, Dugald C. Jackson Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, MIT

Speakers:

  • Nicholas Negroponte '66 MAR '66, Founder and Chairman, One Laptop per Child
  • Tim Berners-Lee, 3Com Founders Professor of Engineering, MIT; Professor, Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southhampton, UK; Director, World Wide Web Consortium
  • Suzanne Berger, Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, MIT; Director, MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives; Chair, Production in the Innovation Economy Project

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