Towards (s)low-tech computer science?

thoughts on the place of computer scientists in an upcoming ecological crisis

Naomod Christmas Seminar 2020

Erwan Bousse

University of Nantes − LS2N

Computers are awesome 💻🎉

Important facts
  • Computers allow us to organize society,

  • Computers allow us to do science,

  • Computers make our lives incredibly better,

  • Computers are awesome.

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Even better: computer science is awesome
  • We create more applications, more languages, more methods, more tools!

  • Very interesting, fun and and arguably crucial endeavor.

Computers are resource-consuming monsters 💀

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