This is a part of the 1,000 Years of Mathematics Study day.
Other lectures include:
Edmond Halley (1727): On the shoulders of giants, by Robin Wilson
Thomas Archer Hirst (1887): Ah, why was Newton ever born?, by Robin Wilson
Catastrophes, by Sir Christopher Zeeman
Harold Thimbleby is professor of computer science at Swansea University where he established the Future Interaction Technology Lab. His passion is designing dependable computer systems to accommodate human error. He has been a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit award holder and a Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow. He has also contributed to the Encyclopedia Brittanica and was Gresham Professor of Geometry between 2001 and 2004.
All of Professor Thimbleby's previous lectures may be accessed here.