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IoT – Context and Challenges

We are pleased to welcome Bob Crooks MBE to talk about ‘IoT – Context and Challenges’. This will be at a meeting on Monday 3rd April, from 6.10pm in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building. There will be refreshments available from 5.30pm in the foyer outside the lecture room. The event is free [...]

Andrew Booth: a forgotten computer pioneer

Andrew Booth We are pleased to welcome Roger Johnson, former President of the British Computer Society, to talk about Andrew Booth, a forgotten computer pioneer. The meeting is on Thursday 30th March. This starts at 6.10pm in MP-0.10 in the Physical Sciences building. There will be light refreshments available from 5.30pm in the foyer outside [...]

2017 Turing Lecture

The 2017 Turing Lecture will take place in London, Cardiff, Dublin and Belfast on 20-23 February 2017. In Aberystwyth, we are hosting a live-stream of the London event. This meeting will be on Monday 20th February in MP-0.11 (Physics A), Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at [...]

The Ways of the Wicked World: Five cases in computer ethics.

We are pleased to invite Olwen Morgan to present a talk entitled “The Ways of the Wicked World: Five cases in computer ethics.” This meeting will be on Monday 6th February in Physics A, Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at 6.00pm. The event is free and open to [...]

Decoding squeaks and whistles, the secrets of digital radio systems

We are pleased to invite Colin Sauze to talk about “Decoding squeaks and whistles, the secrets of digital radio systems.” This meeting will be on Wednesday 7th December in Physics B, Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at 6.00pm. There will be refreshments available from 5.30pm in [...]

Video link to Karen Spärck Jones Lecture for 2016

BCS Mid-Wales Branch and the Department of Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, are providing a video link to the Karen Spärck Jones Lecture for 2016. This year’s talk has the title “Mind the many skills gaps: why we keep creating unworkable security.”  The event is held in London and we will be taking a live link to [...]

The Death of Digital Literacy?

We are pleased to invite Andrew Whitworth, from Manchester Institute of Education, to speak on the topic of “The Death of Digital Literacy” on Monday February 15th, at 6pm. This will be in room A14 in the Hugh Owen building at Aberystwyth University. A map of the location is available. The event is co-hosted with the Department [...]

BCSWomen call on women in tech to celebrate Ada Lovelace’s 200th birthday

On Thursday 10th December 2015, Ada Lovelace, the first programmer, would be 200 years old. If 2, 3, 4 or more women, who work on or with computers, could get together, for say a morning coffee for a few minutes, or after work, to raise their cups or glasses to Ada, please do take a photo, and Tweet it [...]

Making Use of Technology in NHS Wales

The South Wales Branch is hosting a series of talks looking at Making Use of Technology in NHS Wales. The events will be held in Cardiff and live-broadcast to a few sites around Wales. The Mid-Wales branch has arranged to make a room available for the live broadcasts. The second session is on Tuesday December 8th. [...]

Technology Question Time

Technology Question Time

How should computing technology be used in our society? What role should it have in areas such as the environment, transportation and health? What is the role of government to influence the direction of technology, including education about technology and the effects of technology on the economy?  The Mid-Wales branch of BCS, the Chartered Institute [...]