Special Lecture Series in Computer Science
CS 385       Harney Science Center 235: The Kudlick Classroom

Tuesdays or Thursdays, 11:45–12:40

          1         Jon Rahoi, Yahoo!Local,, and USF CS Alumnus
TUESDAY TALK                 “Don't Be Stupid, Be Awesome!—Avoiding the Pitfalls of Being a CS Grad”

                           8         Chris Conley, Technology & Civil Liberties Fellow, ACLU of Northern California
TUESDAY TALK                “Outdated Privacy Battling Modern Technology—And How Technologists Can Even the Odds”

                         15          John M. Prager, RSM, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Hawthorne NY TALK in MH LL6
TUESDAY TALK                 “Can a Computer Win on Jeopardy?”

                        24           3DCG Videos, presented by Benjamin Wells, CS
                                               “The Best from Siggraph over 25 Years”

March            10          Matthew Cooper, Senior Research Scientist, FX Palo Alto Laboratory
                                              “Searching and Archiving Presentations”

                      22          Randall Schriefer and David Johnson, Child Exploitation Detail, Silicon Valley ICAC Task Force,
                                                                            San Jose Police Department
TUESDAY TALK                   “Computer Forensics in Today's Child Exploitation Investigation”

                    24             Darren Schreiber, Founder and CEO, 2600 Hz Project
                                               “Voice, Video and SMS: The world's largest, most robust network is now open.
                                                                    Learn how to dive in.”

April             6             Douglas Hofstadter, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science & Comparative Literature,
WEDNESDAY TALK                                 University of Indiana, Bloomington
5-6:25 pm                              “Watson, Deep Blue, and Other Challenges to the Human Intellect
                                                       —Superficial Glitter vs. Deeper Approaches to the Mystery of Mind”

                   21             Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol CA
“Building the Internet Operating System: How We Got Here and Where We Might Be Going”

                  26              Eugene Miya, NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View CA
TUESDAY TALK                  “Now Why Would Anyone Want to Listen to Me?”

                 28              Donald E. Knuth ( ), Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at
                                                                            Stanford University
                                                “All Questions Answered” HOMEWORK: gather your questions

May           3               Richard Watson, Computer Scientist, Advanced Simulation Computing Program,
                                                                  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
TUESDAY TALK                  “Issues and Plans for Exascale Computing”

                 10              Senior and Master’s Project Presentations
TUESDAY TALK              z00m! game team (Sponsor Jon Rahoi, Yahoo Local)
                                            Undertone Team (Sponsor Kai Hu, Undertone)

               12     PARTY!! 40 YEARS of SLS/CS, 45 YEARS of BS/CS, and 30 YEARS of MS/CS