Submit your vaccination declaration and review vaccination requirements for returning to campus in Fall 2021. Learn more.

Subscribe by RSS Subscribe by RSS

David Plummer: The Secret History of Task Manager

Wed., Dec. 9, 2020 7:00 p.m. - Wed., Dec. 9, 2020 8:00 p.m.

The Faculty of Science Department of Computer Science invites you to a virtual public lecture with alumnus David Plummer (’94 BSc High Honours). The lecture is open to the public, but please make sure to register in advance. This is the inaugural lecture in a series by alumni and friends of the Department of Computer Science.

Where: via zoom
When: Wednesday, December 9th, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Registration: https://uregina-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUodO6oqTkpHtYzn7WcNWpgcCVqKAzN8Lh5

If you ask Google “who created Microsoft Windows Task Manager”,
David Plummer is the reply. Join us on December 9th at 7 p.m.
to hear David talk about “The Secret History of Task Manager” and answer your questions.

David Plummer is an entrepreneur, programmer, and U of R alumnus. After graduation, he went on to work with Microsoft and create systems that we use to this day. David was born and raised in Regina and now lives in the Seattle area with his family.

To read more about David Plummer, please see:
https://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/the-man-who-created-windows-task-manger-is-canadian-and-hes-from-regina
or:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Plummer_(programmer)

This presentation takes place during Computer Science Education week - https://www.csedweek.org