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Why Computers Don't Work + other upcoming programs

From: Charles P.
Sent on: Friday, May 25, 2012 2:50 PM
Program, Saturday at 8:00 PM, includes powerpoint presentation:

Meetings # 3,170 - "Advances in the tools and technology for computer software development would lead us to expect that today's computerized systems are more reliable, easier to maintain, and cheaper to develop than computerized systems several decades ago. 
 
Alas, we're disappointed.  Typical computer programmers of today are actually less aware of enlightened good practices than their predecessors of the 1970s.  Conrad Weisert will illustrate common shortcomings of modern computer systems and explain how the business and academic environments inhibit progress toward higher software quality." 
 
College of Complexes, "The Playground for People Who Think" since 1951
weekly free speech forum on social issues and current events

www.collegeofcomplexes.org
 
Complete Schedule of Upcoming Programs
All meetings open to the public. 
      
May 26
What Ever Happened to Software Quality?
 
June 2
How to Rescue the Future - NAWAPA Project, Remove Obama, Pass the Glass-Steagall Act, Establish a National Bank
 
June 9 + 10
Visit Our Tables at Printers Row Book Fair, All Books $3, 4 for $10 
 
June 9
The Year of the Protester (and Other Progressive Thoughts)!
 
June 16
The Arch of History, Which Way Are We Moving:  Capitalism, Social Democracy, or Socialism?
 
June 23
The Truth About the Vietnam War
 
June 30
What is the 4th of July to a Wage Slave?
 
July 7
Regaining Land for Agriculture, Design for a Landmine Removal Machine
 
July 14
T.E.A. - Thorium Energy Alliance - advocates of thorium, molten salt powered nuclear reactors
 
July 21
Experts Predict a "Second Dip" That Could Be Worse Than the First
 
July 28
Bugouse Square Debates - Newberry Library - Washington Square Park
1:00 PM - stop by our table
 
July 28
Majoritarianism and the Nature of the Political Left
 
August 4,11,18,25
Open
 
Presentation at 8:00 PM - Every Saturday
Lincoln Restaurant

4008 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago - intersection of Irving Park and Damen

(4000 N - 2000 W)
Free Parking, 1 Block from the Irving Park Stop on the Brown Line, CTA
Tuition $3.00 and food/drink purchase requested by restaurant
Concludes around 10:30 / 11:00 PM
 
Format: 
Presentation
Questions from Audience
Rebuttals/Remarks
Speaker's Final Comments
 
Questions:  Charles Paidock, Program Coordinator (312) [masked] evenings + weekends, or (312)[masked] cell [address removed]


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