[SASAG] Feb 10th Meeting: Technology Fads vs. Fundamental Shifts

Ski Kacoroski kacoroski at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 16:18:25 PST 2011

Sorry about the late notice...

Date: 		February 10th, 2011
Time: 		7pm
Place: 		EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
		Room 403
		University of Washington Campus
Directions: 	http://www.ee.washington.edu/about/contact.html
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.

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