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100 Moments that Rocked Computer Science, Professor Sue Black OBE’s podcast which made the Apple Top-10 in its first series, is back for series two!

Listen now and subscribe to get new episodes as soon as they're released. 

Once again Sue takes listeners on an entertaining tour of computing history one ground-breaking moment at a time.  

Building on the fantastic success of series one, Professor Black is joined by two Computer Science students at Durham University, helping us to find out more about how we got to where we are, where we would be without these advances in tech and what might happen in the future. 

Each episode the team welcomes tech pioneers, innovators and computing royalty as they share the inside story on a range of developments that have changed the world we live in: 

  • Tom Ilube CBE, CEO of Crossword Cybersecurity and former CIO of online bank Egg: The birth of quantum computing  
  • Dame Steve Shirley, 1960s software pioneer: The first lottery computer 
  • Jacky Wright, CDO and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft: The mobile data explosion  
  • Lopa Patel MBE, digital entrepreneur and chair of Diversity UK: The advent of the laptop
  • Priya Lakhani OBE, CEO of Century Tech: The rise of platform disruption 
  • Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia: The first wiki  

Episodes will be streaming weekly on all major platforms, with the first dropping on Wednesday 20 April. To keep up to date with series information please follow @100MomentsCS on Twitter #100moments 


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