An Algorithmic and Social Introduction to Computer Science (CSC-105 2000S)

Class 49: Autonomous Systems

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Held Monday, May 1, 2000


Today's outline does not yet have an overview. Jeana will be running class.

Question 49 for discussion today: Assuming that autonomous systems (like Star Wars) could actually be made to work, what, in your mind, are the most salient issues with regard to this kind of technology?

Question 50 for discussion tomorrow: How have operating systems broadened the horizons of what users and programmers can do with computers?




Remaining Schedule

Date Presenter Reading/Subject
Tuesday, May 2 Adan Disk Operating Systems: Dewdney 53
Wednesday, May 3 Liz Operating Systems: Handout
Friday, May 5 Ivy Computerizing the Workplace: Forester and Morrison 8
Monday, May 8 Jeff Birthdays; Random Numbers
Tuesday, May 9 Joel Core Wars: Reading to be determined


Saturday, 22 January 2000

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