School of Informatics

School of Informatics

Computing for the Future of the Planet

By Andrew Hopper

Digital technology is becoming an indispensable and crucial component of our lives, society, and environment. A framework for computing in the context of problems facing the planet will be presented. The framework has a number of goals: an optimal digital infrastructure, sensing and optimising with a global world model, reliably predicting and reacting to our environment, and digital alternatives to physical activities.

Computing for the Future of the Planet Wednesday 3 December 2008, 5.00pm