Friday Noon Lecture Series
Impact of New Information Resources: Multimedia and Networks


Constructing and Navigating the Information Superhighway

John Gage
Director, Science Office Sun Microsystems

John Gage is responsible for Sun's relationships with the world public policy and scientific communities, international scientific institutions, and groups developing new forms of scientific research involving computing. He is on advisory panels of the National Science Foundation, Congress' Office of Technology Assessment, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Research Council, and the European Institute of Technology. He is on the Board of Directors of Unicode, an industry consortium of IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Novell, Sun, Go, and others to provide multilingual capability in all world scripts for all documents and applications.

Gage attended Harvard Business School and the Harvard Graduate School of Public Policy. He did doctoral work in economics and mathematics here at Berkeley until he and Bill Joy left to start Sun Microsystems in 1982. He is a member of ACM, IEEE, AAAS, SIAM, AMS, and SMPTE.

Friday March 4
145 Dwinelle
12:10-1:00

co-sponsored by the School of Library and Information Studies and the School of Journalism

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