Professor Ensmenger at the National Academy of Sciences

This week the National Academy of Sciences is celebrating its 150th anniversary.  Among other things, they are hosting a series of speakers and panels discussing various aspects of their history.

At 1:20 PM EST on Friday, October 18, Nathan Ensmenger will be talking about the history of computing at the National Academies.  The talk will be streamed live.

The panel he is moderating includes a cast of computer science all-stars: David Farber, the “grandfather of the Internet”; Robert Kahn, the co-inventor of TCP/IP and one of the “fathers of the Internet”; and Janet Abbate, the noted historian of the Internet.

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