Google visits Informatics Institute

9 April 2015

On Tuesday 14 April 2015 Google will visit the Informatics Institute. There will be sessions targeting staff members as well as sessions targeting BSc and MSc students, plus lectures aimed at a general computer science audience.

Programme:

 

10:00-11:00: University relations program by David Harper, room D1.115.

11.30-12.30: Talk by JC van Winkel, room C1.112.

Title: Big data processing: infrastructure and application.

'Google's mission (to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful) requires massive infrastructure and demand grows continuously. Therefore, Google innovates in its infrastructure at a high pace. In this talk, we will look at Google's hardware, software and platform innovations that enable very large scale data analysis. We will also discuss a few examples of big data analysis in Google.'

14:00-15:00: Talk by Marcel van Lohuizen, room A1.10.

Title: Another Go at language design.

Marcel van Lohuizen, who works at Google for the Go team, gives an introduction to the Go programming language and some of the motivations behind its design.

15:00-16:00: Interviewing workshop for students, room D1.115.

 

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