SC14 launched this year’s gala with a new plenary session to highlight the advancements that HPC enables in everything from soap to safer cars to the discovery...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM
SC14 gets underway this week in New Orleans, LA (USA). This year the conference has produced a series of accessible videos highlighting why — in terms that hopefully...John West From BLOG@CACM | November 17, 2014 at 08:48 AM
The longitudinal value of research data often accrues to disciplines other than those where it was created. We need a new model that judiciously balances investment...Daniel A. Reed From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2014 at 04:56 PM
Modern robots are no longer just about hardware. Software algorithms play an essential role in bringing life-like movements to industrial robots and humanoids.
...Mei Kobayashi From BLOG@CACM | October 28, 2014 at 01:34 AM
Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing language does not matter are simply trying...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | April 15, 2014 at 08:58 PM
The program of ACM Multimedia is very diverse: apart from oral and poster presentations, panels and keynotes there are challenges and competitions. Some may really... From BLOG@CACM | October 24, 2013 at 10:02 AM
This year ACM Multimedia had a new revision process that may be of interest for other ACM conferences. Let's review it and see also the best papers selection.Marco Bertini From BLOG@CACM | November 4, 2013 at 11:27 AM
When it comes to big data, one of the greatest things we can do as computer scientists creating products is to distill all the information down to what is important...Kate Matsudaira From BLOG@CACM | July 31, 2012 at 04:40 PM
Although there are daunting technical challenges posed by big data in science and engineering, the social and economic challenges are just as difficult, though...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | June 4, 2012 at 08:47 AM
The Kubler-Ross model of the stages of grief — denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance — is sometimes an apt description of the culture change required...Daniel Reed From BLOG@CACM | April 26, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Progress in information technology over the past 20 years has dramatically changed our lives — in our daily routine, at play, and at work.
Jeannette M. Wing (with thanks to Erwin Gianchandani) From BLOG@CACM | March 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM
Open problems will be presented in a joint session in the evening of the COLT/ICML overlap day. If you have a difficult, theoretically definable problem in machine...John Langford From BLOG@CACM | March 6, 2012 at 03:17 PM
Why does this flashlight app use an Internet connection? Why does this Bible quotes app want my location data? Why does this game want my contacts list?Jason Hong From BLOG@CACM | February 17, 2012 at 02:23 PM