100 Moments That Rocked Computer Science

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Computers are a key part of modern life - but how did we get here and what might happen in the future? To find out, listen and subscribe now to hear Dr Sue Black OBE take us on a tour of the 100 moments that rocked computer science. Each episode you’ll hear pioneers, historians and computing royalty sharing the inside story on everything from the world’s first internet search engine, to the Turing machine and the dawn of the information age. Sue will be joined by Professor Gordon Love (Head of Computer Science at Durham University) to explain the science behind each moment and Series 1 guests include Sir Dermot Turing, Dame Wendy Hall, Obama’s former CTO Megan Smith, Alan Emtage, Bobby Seagull and Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE. "I absolutely love it! So many reasons to listen in and can’t wait to hear more. Not only does it make learning about all things ‘computer sciencey’ very accessible but it’s delivered in a really fun way! Proper edutainment - both inspired and inspiring!" - Jacqueline de Rojas

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