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Computer Basics: Tues. Feb. 26, 1pm

Stop by the library on Tuesday, February 26, 2018 at 1pm for help with computer basics. If you’re having trouble with a device, please bring it with you.

All Ages And/or Family

A philosopher argues that an AI can never be an artist

Creativity is, and always will be, a human endeavor.

from Computing – MIT Technology Review https://ift.tt/2GW1lFo


Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud

Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centre. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the company today announced that it has enabled us to moved its on-premises big-hearted data scaffold to Microsoft’s Azure cloud. 787 more words

Electronic embroidery

As if computers weren’t complicated enough already.

A programmable 8-bit computer created using traditional embroidery techniques and materials
The Embroidered Computer by Irene Posch and Ebru Kurbak doesn’t look like what you might expect when you think of a computer.

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Art And Design

Short Lectures on Distributed Computing: Lecture 2 – Trees and formal message passing model

This lecture looks at the most basic of distributed algorithms: flooding (with a rather interesting question that arose accidentally!). We also see how it can be used to build spanning trees – Breadth First Search (BFS), Depth First Search (DFS) Trees, Broadcast and Convergecast (reverse broadcast)! 51 more words

Exciting visit to TechHub with Alacrity

UWTSD Computing students visited TechHub Swansea today to learn about exciting Graduate ‘Tech Start-Up’ Opportunities at Alacrity and TechHub Swansea.

Many thanks to Sarah Fogel & Jennifer Clay from TechHub and Guy Wendon & Emily Rees from Alacrity for speaking with our students. 20 more words