[SASAG] Feb 10th Meeting: Technology Fads vs. Fundamental Shifts
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Mon Feb 7 16:18:25 PST 2011
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Date: February 10th, 2011
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
University of Washington Campus
Subject: Technology Fads vs. Fundamental Shifts
Presenter: Dr Terry Gray
Is social networking a fad? What about cloud computing or Google Wave?
What is the “pet rock” of IT? In this session, Terry Gray will lead a
discussion of IT evolution and revolution, exploring fads, recurring
cycles, and exponential changes that are fundamental to understanding
the information technology landscape. Audience members will be
encouraged to share their own favorite examples!
Dr. Gray is Associate Vice President for Technology Strategy and Chief
Technology Architect of UW Information Technology (UW-IT). He is also an
Affiliate Professor in UW’s Computer Science & Engineering department.
As always, there will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check
them out at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/
There will also be several CACert assurers present.
The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the
University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the
EE Department’s web site above. Parking is $5 after 5pm.
More information about the Members