More like Us: Human-Centric Computing
Speaker: Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy Officer , Microsoft CorporationContact:
Date: October 7 2010
Time: 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Location: 32-123/Kirsch Auditorium
Host: Victor Zue, CSAIL
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New trends in technology are transforming how we interact with computers. Increasingly intelligent devices and more natural experiences using voice, touch and gestures are starting to emerge in mobile applications and technologies such as Xbox Kinect. Soon wall-sized displays, powered by ultrafast processors and advanced software, will enable the next generation of immersive computing experiences. Microsoft's Craig Mundie will discuss these trends and show some of the possibilities of human-scale interaction.
Craig Mundie is Chief Research and Strategy Officer at Microsoft Corp. In this role, he oversees one of the world’s largest computer-science research organizations, and is responsible for the company’s long-term technology strategy. Mundie has spent much of his career building startups in various fields, including supercomputing, consumer electronics, healthcare, education and robotics, and remains active in incubating new businesses. For more than a decade, he has also served as Microsoft’s principal technology-policy liaison to the U.S. and foreign governments, with an emphasis on China, India and Russia. Another long-standing focus for Mundie is privacy, security and cyber-security. Based on this work, he serves on the U.S. National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and the Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, and in April 2009 was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
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