History On Tap Features Evolution Of Computing


This Thursday, History on Tap features a discussion about the history of computing. Historian Nic Lewis will lead the conversation and introduce his project studying the role of Los Alamos National Laboratory in the birth and evolution of high-performance scientific computing.

The public is invited to attend and bring questions and stories for a lively discussion over great wine.

History on Tap begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at the UnQuarked Wine Room, 145 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos.

The On Tap series happens every first and third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. The first Thursday of month rotates topics on history, nature, and art. The third Thursday of the month is always Science on Tap.

History on Tap is sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District and hosted by the Los Alamos Historical Society. This series begins each evening with an informal 10 to 15 minute lecture followed by a lively group discussion. “On Tap” is a way for people to get out and about in the community, learn something new, and meet people with similar interests. Admission is free and open to the general public.

The Los Alamos Creative District is a program of Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation; a private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization serving the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC serves as the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos MainStreet, the Los Alamos Meeting & Visitors Bureau, Los Alamos Small Business Center and the Los Alamos Research Park.