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Renowned Scholars to Discuss Life of Computing Pioneer Alan Turing at Centenary Symposium

Event: Three prominent scholars will discuss the life and contributions of Alan Turing at a symposium commemorating the centennial of his birth. Turing was one of the earliest pioneers of computer science and artificial intelligence. The event is hosted by the Department of Linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin in conjunction with the…   » Continue Reading

Registration Opens for “Visions of the Future,” Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium at Ransom Center

Registration Opens for “Visions of the Future,” Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium at Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has opened registration for “Visions of the Future,” the 10th Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, scheduled for Nov. 1-3. The symposium brings together historians, architects, industrial designers and visionaries in the fields of science fiction, film, theater and future…   » Continue Reading

Science Fiction Writer Bruce Sterling Donates Collection of Materials to Harry Ransom Center

Science Fiction Writer Bruce Sterling Donates Collection of Materials to Harry Ransom Center

American science fiction writer Bruce Sterling has donated a collection of materials to the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.