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SmartTalk: Towards a Precision Planet

June 2, 2016 @ 17:00 - 19:00


@ISCTE Edificio Sedas Nunes,  Auditório Caiano Pereira

Towards a Precision Planet
This talk will begin with an overview of the state of the art in cloud computing. In particular we’ll discuss what’s happening in applications, software development, operations management, and compute & storage cloud computing.  Given that compute & storage cloud computing is as much an economic innovation as a technical one, we’ll focus the second part of the talk on how these products can be used to build applications for the Internet of Things.  In particular we’ll discuss how these technologies might change the planet we live on, by being able to deliver precision farming, healthcare, power, water, construction and transportation. For the first time, those of us in software, might not only change the virtual world, but also the physical world.


Dr. Timothy Chou

Timothy Chou is widely acknowledged as a pioneer in cloud computing. He taught introductory computer architecture at Stanford for 15 years, then returned to Stanford to launch this one-of-a-kind class. He wrote the book “Cloud: Seven Clear Business Models” a follow on to his first book, “The End of Software.” He is a 25-year technology industry veteran and has served in senior management and operating roles at Oracle Corporation and Tandem Computers. At Oracle, Chou served as president of Oracle On Demand, which, under his leadership was the fastest growing business inside Oracle. Currently he is on the Board of Directors at Blackbaud, a consultant to several software companies, as well as an investor and active contributor in several new cloud computing ventures.


June 2, 2016
17:00 - 19:00
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auditório Caiano Pereira
ISCTE Edificio Sedas Nunes
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  • Registration is highly recommended due the limitation of seats
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