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Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou.<br />
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London, 14/10/2016. Today, the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Studies) presented a public conversation - part of LSE Department of Management and LEO Computers Society public conversation - called "From LEO to DeepMind: Britain's Computing Pioneers" hosted by Eric Schmidt (American software engineer and Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc., American multinational conglomerate founded in 2015, by the two founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin; Alphabet's portfolio encompasses several industries, including technology, life sciences, investment capital, and research. Some of its subsidiaries include Google, Calico, GV, Google Capital, Verily, X, and Google Fiber; in 2016, Forbes ranked Schmidt as the 100th-richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of US$10.8 billion; he and his wife Wendy established the Schmidt Family Foundation in 2006 to address issues of sustainability and the responsible use of natural resources; he is a member of the Bilderberg Group and he also has a listed membership with the Trilateral Commission; he is a member of the International Advisory Board at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford). Chair of the event was Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou (Professor of Information Systems at LSE’s Department of Management and Programme Director of LSE’s MSc Management, Information Systems and Digital Innovation). From the event online page: <<Five years on from his 2011 MacTaggart lecture in which he traced Britain's computing heritage and called for the inclusion of computer science (CS) in the National Curriculum, Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt will discuss progress in CS education and digital skills, and the opportunities that flow from the next wave of British computing innovation in machine learning. Join Eric in conversation with Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou […]>>.<br />
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Here there is the link to the podcast of the lecture: http://bit.ly/2f0s8mH
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Professor Chrisanthi Avgerou.

London, 14/10/2016. Today, the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Studies) presented a public conversation - part of LSE Department of Management and LEO Computers Society public conversation - called "From LEO to DeepMind: Britain's Computing Pioneers" hosted by Eric Schmidt (American software engineer and Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc., American multinational conglomerate founded in 2015, by the two founders of Google,...
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