Author Derrick E. Brown to Hold Online Presentation on the Creation of the Barcode
Author Derrick E. Brown is collaborating with the Computer Conservation Society to host a virtual presentation to explore the birth of the barcode in the early seventies. The presentation is scheduled for 19th January 2023, starting at 9:30 PM, and will be conducted through Zoom. Topics like the interface, testing, implementation, and commercialization of the barcode will be discussed. Learn more details about the event here. An Unexpected Development is an autobiographical novel detailing the coming of age of author Derrick E. Brown during the electronic age, when paper recordkeeping was replaced by leading-edge systems, and what it meant for him as a professional in the IT field. Throughout the book, he recalls insightful incidents and offers suggestions for the software companies of today. Order your copy of the book here. Derrick E. Brown was born during the Second World War in London. Most of his childhood was spent near the Essex coast. He studied mechanical engineering and worked as an engineer before starting up his own training business in Melbourne, Australia. He is now retired and spends time backpacking and adventuring.
19, Jan 2023 - 01, Jan 1970