2019 - How learning can be outrageously easy
During this lecture, the memory world record holder Fabian Saal will tell and demonstrate the best and most effective mnemonic techniques for your studies. Using concrete examples, you will learn how to apply these techniques for efficient and long-term memorization in your own studies. Learning can be fun again with these techniques!
This Christmas Lecture took place on 17 December 2019 in lecture room H.1.1 in Sanderheinrichsleitenweg 20. After the lecture, the student representation welcomes all guests to mulled wine and Christmas cookies.
2018 - Artificial intelligence and the end of code
In 2018, Christian Heilman talked about current developments of artificial intelligence and discussed whether the career of a software developer will be changing soon or even become superfluous due to machine learning.
This Christmas Lecture took in Würzburg place on 17 December 2018 in lecture room H.1.1 in Sanderheinrichsleitenweg 20. After the lecture, the student representation welcomes all guests to mulled wine and Christmas cookies.
2016 - What I learnt about computer science from films
In recent years, more and more films and series about hackers, nerds, cyber attacks and artificial intelligence have been created. Think of The IT Crowd (“Have you tried turning it off and on again?”), Mr. Robot (“A bug is never just a bug, it represents something bigger”), Who am I (“The greatest security holes are people”) or films like Startup, Ex Machina, Transcendence, Minority Report and many more.
What image of the IT expert is conveyed in these films and series and what clichés about IT are used here?
Prof. Henning Rogge-Pott, dean of Visual Design and professor for moving images, gave a talk with the titleOpens internal link in current window
"What I learnt about computer science from films"
and with this, he gave the first joint Christmas Lecture of the Faculty of Visual Design and the Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems.