Timing is everything

Professor Joël Ouaknine, University of Oxford Abstract: Our society is becoming increasingly reliant on computer systems; think of mobile phones, SatNav, the Internet, and so on. A modern car typically harbours tens to hundreds of microprocessors, themselves running several tens of million lines of code, controlling such critical components as fuel injection, airbags, and anti-lock… Read more »

Visit to Museum of Computing

Venue: Swindon SN1 1QN The Museum of Computing is devoted to the history of computing and digital development. It was the first physical museum of its kind in the UK dedicated to the history of computing. Please join us for a visit to the Museum of Computing, at Swindon, on 26 April 2012. Here you… Read more »

Virus Bulletin: Securing Your Organization in the Age of Cybercrime

Virus Bulletin’s 3rd ‘Securing Your Organization in the Age of Cybercrime’ Seminar held in association with the MCT faculty of The Open University Date: 19th April’12 Venue: OU Campus in Milton Keynes, UK   Cybercrime poses serious threats to businesses of all sizes, including loss of vital data, security breaches, downtime, damage to reputation and… Read more »

Connecting a Smarter Planet

Andy Piper, IBM Hursley Lab Thursday 16th February 2012 – 7:30pm Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG Interconnectivity is one of the key aspects to enabling smarter working and a Smarter Planet. IBM’s Hursley Lab in the UK has been at the heart of inter-application and inter-device messaging for many years, and… Read more »