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University Forum Lecture: Is the Internet Alive?

When

Dec. 6, 2012, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

Please join the College of Liberal Arts in the University Forum Lecture "Is the Internet Alive? And Why Does it Matter?" a talk by Michael J. Savoie, director, Center for Information, Technology, and Management, The University of Texas at Dallas.

This talk asks whether we should consider the internet to be alive.  The presentation starts with a basic definition of life and asks whether the internet would meet these criteria.  It then discusses why defining the internet as alive or not is important to organizations and individuals.  The presentation ends with a projection of the continued evolution of the development of the intelligent network.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact information

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: Liberal Arts Dean's Office
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: phyllis.thompson@unlv.edu

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts and The Center for Information, Technology and Management in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas