Computer Science Table (CS Table) is a weekly meeting of Grinnell College community members (students, faculty, staff) interested in discussing topics related to computing and computer science. This fall the meetings will occur on Mondays at noon (Grinnell time) in Microsoft Teams. If you are not yet a member of the CS Team, contact Prof. Curtsinger for details.
Dec 14: Are Google and Facebook killing Wikipedia? Today we will discuss these questions and the following readings:
Dec 21: Join us for the last CS Table of the term, and have some fun with our computing history game! Submit to [curtsinger] your suggested items to include in the game, such as surprising startup companies, programming languages, computing hardware, toys, or anything else computing related that you think we might not know about. Along with your suggested game question, please include a photo, example, or description and at least one wrong answer.
Here's an example: This product came with one of the best selling computers in Apple's history, and was partly responsible for saving Apple from financial ruin in the late 1990s. What is it?
- a small LED desk lamp to reduce eye strain
- a speaker that matches the beautiful modern design of the computer it connects to
- a one-button computer mouse
- all of the above