Simon D. Levy

  Professor
  Computer Science Department
  Parmly Hall (Science Center) 407B
  Washington and Lee University
  Lexington, Virginia

Advisory Board Chair, W&L Hillel

Affiliate, W&L Neuroscience Program

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Recalling all those clumsy effects typical of fifties sci-fi films, the tin spaceships being pulled along by almost-invisible strings, I kept thinking about how impressed a 1950s audience would have been if they’d known what we could do by now – only to immediately realize, “actually, no. They wouldn’t be impressed at all, would they? They thought that we'd actually be doing this kind of thing by now. Not just figuring out more sophisticated ways to simulate it.”

— David Graeber, The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy


Contact:

simon.d.levy@gmail.com

540-458-8255 (fax)

Simon D. Levy
Computer Science Department
407 Parmly Hall
Washington & Lee University
Lexington, Virginia 24450

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