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Thursday
12
APR

Coffee and Conversation with Russ Gifford: The Human Computers

10:30
12:00
Sioux City Public Library
Event organized by Sioux City Public Library

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In the years before electronic calculators or desktop computers, complex math problems were solved by humans using pencils, paper, and brain cells. When the Space Age ented the mix, the numbers became even more important. Who were these human computers? What became of them? Join Russ Gifford for a look back at the driving forces in the days when details and decimals counted, and the results were from pencil and paper.

This event is free and open to the public.

WITCC
Advanced Sciences Bldg
Entrance 11 • Room L416/417