Bits and Pieces: Secrets of a Digital World - Dr. James Grimes
|Starts:||18:00 1 Oct 2018|
|Ends:||19:30 1 Oct 2018|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Department of Mathematics|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Dr James Grime|
Registration for the 2018 Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Lecture is now open. Please note that registration will close at 5pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018, and we are unable to accommodate further requests after this deadline.
Dr James Grime is a mathematician and public speaker. James now runs The Enigma Project and travels the world giving public talks on the history and mathematics of codes and code breaking. James is also a presenter of the YouTube channel numberphile.
How does a film studio know if you are sharing movies illegally? How are messages transmitted from space without mistakes? How can a scratched CD keep playing? James Grime take a look at the hidden maths behind the digital world, from World War II to WiFi.
6.00 pm - Registration and Coffee
6.30 pm - Introduction to the Lecture
6.35 pm - Lecture by Dr. James Grime – Bits and Pieces: Secrets of a Digital World
7.25 pm - Closing Remarks
7.30 pm - Wine Reception
8.30 pm - Close
To request a space for the event, please register your interest via the link provided (right hand side of this page). Any requests for group bookings (for three or more people) should be made by emailing Stephanie Lai - contact information below.
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre B