There is a free lecture by Bill Gates at the UW this Thursday, October 27, at 3:30 pm in the CSE building. Details are here.
The title of his talk is “The Opportunity Ahead.”
Advances in both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of computing offer remarkable opportunities for contributions in every sphere. Coupled with advances in natural user interfaces and pervasive computing, the next decade could see significant breakthroughs that improve our world, particularly for the poorest two billion people on earth.