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2020 Second Thursday Talk – August The History of Ride-sharing

From Hailing a Cab to Using Your App
By Museum Docent John Sell

The National Automobile Museum’s topic for the August Second Thursday Talk will feature a presentation on The History of Ride-sharing From Hailing a Cab to Using Your App.

It will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1:30 – 2 p.m., in the Museum’s Theatre. Enjoy a 30-minute talk, Q&A, refreshments and a unique piece of history.

Cost: Free to Museum members. Included with paid admission. Otherwise, $5 per person to attend the talk.

Talk: The History of Ride-sharing
From Hailing a Cab to Using Your App

Speaker: Presented by Museum Docent John Sell

About our Speaker:

John Sell is a docent at the National Automobile Museum and retired tech executive. He was the founder/CEO of Network Computing Services, the Minnesota Supercomputer Center Inc., and Research Equipment Inc., all companies that provided high-performance computing services to industry, academia, and the United States government. He is a former Center Director/Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Scientific Supercomputing Center program and one of the people responsible for the Department of Defense Army High Performance Computing Research Center. His love of automobiles began at the age of three with a 1956 Corvette pedal car.