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The Information Ho Chi Minh Trail: [if you are in Atlanta djf]
From: David Farber <farber () central cis upenn edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 1995 13:01:49 -0500

                   "The Information Ho Chi Minh Trail:
                The New Computer Communication Industry"


                            STEVEN McGEADY
         VP and General Manager, Communications Technology Lab
                           Intel Corporation




                       Monday, January 30, 1995
                              10:30-12:00
                      102 Pettit Building (MiRC)




Abstract:


We have been bombarded lately with breathless reports about an 'Information
Superhighway,' coming soon to your home.  But experts can't seem to agree on
what devices will connect your home or office to the Infobahn, what services
will be offered on it, or what business and technical form this information
revolution will take.  Intel is at the heart of an industry that has delivered a
1000-fold increase in computing power over the last 15 years. Intel's
Communications Technology Lab is now charting a course to integrate the personal
computer with the rapidly-increasing communication bandwidth that is being made
available to enable new applications in the office and home.  The presentation
will include an outline of the history of the shift in the computer industry and
analyze the ongoing and impending shifts in the communications industry."




Speaker Bio:


Steven McGeady is Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Communications
Technology Lab, a part of the Intel Architecture Labs.  CTL develops advanced
software technology and applications that enable personal computers to transmit,
receive, and display new types of digital information such as graphics, audio,
interactive video, and to participate on high-performance full-service digital
networks.


Mr. McGeady has been at Intel for 9 years, leading his group in the creation of
the Indeo(TM) Video Software compression technology, the DCI Display Control
Interface, key ProShare(TM) Personal Conferencing technology and the Desktop
News LAN video capability.


Mr. McGeady studied physics and philosophy at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.
His technical background comes from being an early hacker of UNIX systems,
compilers, operating systems and graphics software.


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