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Join us Friday, May 10th for an 8th Light University keynote presentation by Gary Fredericks!
Computationology: the Good Weird Parts
12:15 - 12:30: Lunch Service
12:30 - 1:30: Presentation
ABOUT THE TALK:
Sometimes exploring a simple question can give rise to an absurd amount of mathematical structure. This talk will show how one question, namely what problems can computers solve, results in a rich and surprising variety of structures well beyond P vs NP and the halting problem.
Gary Fredericks is a professional adultperson who works for people who want to have somebody write their computercodes, and sometimes does talks like this one. He doesn't have the slightest idea how a water pump works. Like, is there a little water wheel in there or something? What's going on?
Lunch will be provided by 8th Light (https://8thlight.com/).
We will be live streaming the event via Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/3541015445).
Want to learn more about 8th Light? Hang out after the presentation to chat with one of our crafters and find out how 8th Light is changing the software community.
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