Coming to Milton Keynes and Oxford on May 18

I'm taking a day off from writing next week to speak at the Open University and Oxford. On May 18, I'll give a talk on technology, regulation and general-purpose computing at the OU in Milton Keynes and at the Oxford University Scientific Society. Both talks are open to the public. Here are the details for each one:

Open University:

Date/Time: 18 May 2011 at 2PM
Venue: Jenny Lee Room 1 (Ground Floor, entrance via balcony)

Seating is limited, so if you plan to attend please email Mary McMahon ( as soon as possible so we can advise you if there is sufficient space.

Wednesday, 18th May 2011, 8.15 PM
University of Oxford, Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QR, UK
Talks are FREE for members and cost £2 for non-members. Refreshments will be served after the talk. Each lecture is followed by a reception with drinks, snacks, and the opportunity to talk to the speaker. If you would like to come to dinner with the speaker beforehand, please email the President ( before 12 midday on the day of the talk.