Course detail: OSH068 - Demystifying Computers
While almost everyone uses computers today, most of us have only a vague idea of how they actually work. Terms like "big data," "artificial intelligence," "cyber security" and "the internet of things" appear in news articles frequently, but are rarely more than superficially explained. Without some basic understanding of the inner workings of the computer, how are we to have reasonably formed opinions on these developments? This class will look at where computers came from, how they work, and where they might be going. The only class requirement is curiosity. No technical background is needed.

 Session Detail:  OC18324F
Schedule: Every week on Monday, starting on 06/11/18 and ending on 06/25/18
Times: 02:00am - 04:00pm
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Instructors
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David Mannering
David Mannering
Biography: David Mannering earned a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Kansas. He recently retired from a 40-year career in information technology, including 15 years as a Chief Information Officer. He has taught management information systems courses at the university level and computer programming at a technical institute. No image available

Facility Detail
Edwards Campus
Regents Center 110
12600 Quivira Rd.
Overland Park, KS 66213