Episode 20 | CS in the 1970s and 80s, on Three Continents

Indy Gupta
Published 01/12/2022
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ICS Ep 20 logoWhat was Computer Science education like in the 1970s and 80s (prehistoric days for CS!)? Were there Computer Science departments in universities outside the US? The answers might surprise you! This episode features three prominent Immigrant Computer Scientists who studied CS on 3 continents: Europe, South America, Africa. Their countries are, respectively, Yugoslavia, Brazil, and Egypt.

Featuring: Dejan Milojicic (IEEE Fellow) of Hewlett Packard Labs, Henrique “Rico” Malvar (NAE Member, IEEE Fellow) of Microsoft, and Amr El Abbadi (ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow) of University of California at Santa Barbara.

Access the episode link with its guide here.

This is a “remix” episode featuring narrators from across Season 1 of the show.

The guide for this episode and more information on Immigrant Computer Scientists are available on the podcast website.


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