April 19, 2022 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The Roots of Techno-Optimism

This session of Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators is an opportunity to join a conversation with Harry McCracken, veteran technology journalist and current editor for Fast Company. A self-proclaimed techno-optimist, McCracken has spent the last three decades writing about how technology and personal computing affects peoples’ lives, serving as editor at large for Time magazine, editor of PC World, and founder and editor of Technologizer.

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February 10, 2022 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Full STEAM Ahead: Inclusion Across Generations

This session of Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators is an opportunity to join a conversation with Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College and renowned computer scientist and scholar, known for her advocacy of women in STEM fields.

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September 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators

This session is an opportunity to join a conversation with Walt Mossberg, renowned journalist and principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal from 1991 through 2013. Karen Wickre, veteran connector, editor, and communicator based out of Silicon Valley, will moderate the conversation.

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February 16, 2021 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators

This session, PC Software Innovation for Education and Business, is an opportunity to join a conversation with Adele Goldberg, who co-developed the programming language Smalltalk-80 as principal scientist and laboratory manager at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Karen Wickre, veteran connector, editor, and communicator based out of Silicon Valley, will moderate the conversation.

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December 9, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators

This event is an opportunity to join a conversation with Ken Wasch, founder and CEO of the Software and Information Industry Association, and Dan Bricklin, inventor of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet.

Watch Dan Bricklin’s TED.com talk Here


September 30, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Decoding the Past: Conversations with PC Innovators

Join us for a conversation with Jack Nilles, internationally known as the father of telecommuting and teleworking, Len Jesup, President of CGU, and Lorne Olfman, Professor and Director of CISAT.

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