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Technology and Humanity in the 21st Century

03/28/2001 Taiwan
Michael Dertouzos, Director of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science

About the Speaker(s): The late Professor Michael L. Dertouzos was a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and the Director of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science. He had spent much of his career studying and forecasting future technological shifts, and was a pioneer in the area of information infrastructures. He holds the B.J. Thompson Award (Best Paper) from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Terman Award (Best Educator) from the American Society for Engineering Education. Professor Dertouzos was a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the US Council on Foreign Relations and the Athens Academy of Arts and Sciences. His most recent book is Unfinished Revolution: Human Centered Computers and What They Can Do for Us. He died on August 27, 2001.

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