Artificial Intelligence

<br /> Discuss this lecture: Alan Turing famously proposed a test of artificial intelligence. What has been achieved? Professor Stephen Hawking has said that real artificial intelligence will mean the end of mankind. Is that a real threat? Are there limits to what a silicon brain might do? Lecture Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017 – 6:00pm […]

The Worshipful Company of IT Professionals – Professor Martyn Thomas

What is the Worshipful Company of IT Professionals and how has it come to work with Gresham College? —Gresham College Martyn Thomas, Gresham College’s new IT Livery Company Professor of Information technology. In this short clip he explains the work of the livery company and how it has come to work with Gresham College to create […]

Why Are Public Lectures Important? – Professor Martyn Thomas

Why are public lectures important? —Gresham College In the age of the computer, is there still a place for the public lecture? Professor Martyn Thomas believes there is and explains the importance. Martyn Thomas is an internationally recognised expert in software engineering who holds visiting professorships at three top Universities including the University of Oxford. […]

My Biography – Professor Martyn Thomas

Professor Martyn Thomas gives us his biography —Gresham College How does a young man with a bio chemistry degree become a leading figure in software development? Professor Martyn Thomas gives us his Biography which spans some of the most exciting periods in computing. Martyn Thomas is an internationally recognised expert in software engineering who holds visiting […]

What Do You Hope to Achieve? – Professor Martyn Thomas

Professor Thomas explains his ambitions for this incredible series —Gresham College Professor Martyn Thomas is a man on a mission; to make software engineering as formally regulated and professional as any other engineering discipline. It is “too Important” to leave it as a loose collection of ideals and guidelines. Here Professor Thomas outlines how he […]

Gresham Professors – Professor Martyn Thomas

Professor Martyn Thomas talks about the Gresham Professors that have inspired him. —Gresham College Although Professor Thomas has no predecessors as IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology, he still believe that he owes previous Gresham Professors gratitude. In this short clip he explains who has inspired him and how. Martyn Thomas is an internationally […]

What Attracted You to Gresham College – Professor Martyn Thomas

As a new professor in a new professorship, we wanted to know what Professor Martyn Thomas thinks is special about Gresham College?. —Gresham College What brought one of the world’s top software engineers and to London’s oldest University? Professor Martyn Thomas explains in this short interview. Martyn Thomas is an internationally recognised expert in software […]

What Makes Gresham College Special? – Professor Martyn Thomas

As a new professor in a new professorship, we wanted to know what Professor Martyn Thomas thinks is special about Gresham College? —Gresham College Professor Martyn Thomas explains the unique appeal of Gresham College. Martyn Thomas is an internationally recognised expert in software engineering who holds visiting professorships at three top Universities including the University […]

Professor Martyn Thomas’ Proudest Achievement

Professor Martyn Thomas explains what his proudest professional achievement is —Gresham College As a regular expert witness in legal cases, an advisor to parliament on cyber security matters and a founder of Praxis Software, Professor Martyn Thomas has a great deal to be proud of. Martyn Thomas is an internationally recognised expert in software engineering who […]

The Current Software Crisis – Professor Martyn Thomas

Cybersecurity is the current software crisis, but it’s not the only one that we’ve been through —Gresham College Professor Martyn Thomas takes us through the software crises that have rocked the industry. Professor Thomas describes the issues and the lessons that should have been learned. He also explains why those lessons have not been heeded. Martyn […]