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27March, 2020

Irish Tech Tackles Coronavirus

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ICS Fellow Martin Curley, Digital Lead at the HSE says the HSE is delivering ‘3 years worth of development in 3 weeks’ including a state-of-the art remote monitoring service for COVID19, speaking on RTE1 radio.

Martin is joined by technology experts across Ireland who are working together to tackle the spread of coronavirus including; Conor McGinn […]

27March, 2020

ACS Appoints New President for 2020-21

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has announced that NSW Government Chief Data Scientist, Ian Oppermann, is its new President, effective immediately until 31 December 2021.

Dr Oppermann takes the role after serving as ACS Vice President – Academic Boards for the past two years. During this time he also held the position of President of the Australia […]

27March, 2020

HBMSU Offers Free Online Classroom Training for Teachers and Academics

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In line with United Arab Emirates (UAE) efforts to implement a ‘Distance Learning’ initiative, the UAE Ministry of Education, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has recently launched free online training courses to give teachers, academic staff members, university professors and training experts the skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms.

The […]

27March, 2020

Are You a Project Manager or Devops Lead Who Wants to Make a Tangible Contribution to Fighting the Spread of COVID-19?

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Here’s your opportunity to join a passionate group of 9000+ people around the globe – comprising ICT professionals, cloud engineers, doctors/nurses, researchers, PhD students, CAD specialists and more – who are working to create schematics for cheap, easy to build hospital ventilators to open source and have freely available to meet the current shortages in […]

26February, 2020

ACS Highlights Opportunities for Australian Fintech Sector

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Australian businesses could reap up to $16 billion in benefits from a thriving Australian fintech sector, ACS CEO Andrew Johnson told Federal Senators last week.

In an appearance before the Australian Government’s Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology, Johnson called for improved startup incentives and greater investment in Australia’s human capital to boost the […]

26February, 2020

GI Honours Formative Figures in German AI History

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The Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) has joined with the Fraunhofer Group for IUK Technology to honour 10 influential figures in German AI history at a special reception in Berlin. 

The reception entitled, “Artificial Intelligence in Germany – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”, came out of the GI’s KI50 project which brought together a jury of 18 transdisciplinary […]

26February, 2020

Australian Startups Form Envirotech Alliance in Wake of Climate Crisis

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A community of Australian startups has partnered up to establish the Envirotech Alliance, an initiative focused on creating scalable solutions to help protect the environment and tackle climate change.

Led by technology advocacy body TechSydney, the Envirotech Alliance is a partnership with SparkClub, a community of energy tech professionals and founders, Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, Launch […]

29January, 2020

IITPSA Awards Programming Scholarship to Disabled Student

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IITPSA, the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, has announced a new beneficiary of its SSIR Online School scholarship, which has covered the costs of the online Java Programming Course for learners in Grade 10, 11 and 12 since 2017. The scholarship has benefited a number of learners, with three girls now in Grade […]

29January, 2020

German Informatics Society (GI) Condemns Proposed Changes to Security Laws

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The German Informatics Society (GI) has come out against a draft bill which would require all providers of telemedia services (telcos, ISPs and social media platforms) to breach the password security of their users. 

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has published changes to the German Telemedia Act in order to “combat right-wing extremism […]

29January, 2020

HCC Extends Submission Deadline

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The 14th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference: “Human-Centric Computing in a Data-Driven Society” has extended the deadline for submissions Until 21 February 2020.

To be held in Tokyo, Japan from 9-11 September 2020, HCC14 takes the theme: “People First : One Can Hide the Data but Not the Truth”

We are now living in a […]