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Speaker

Henry Walker

Grinnell College
Computer Science
641-269-4208
walker@cs.grinnell.edu
Limits of Computing
People have been extremely successful in utilizing computers to solve a wide range of problems. This spectacular track record has supported a common perspective that computers can do anything, given sufficient development time and resources. This talk presents another sufficient development time and resources. This talk presents another side of computing by considering a wide range of factors that constrain the use of computers. Some limitations are practical, while others are theoretical. Human factors provide additional complications.
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