30September, 2018

Frieder Nake Awarded Inaugural Klaus Tschira Medal

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The German Informatics Society (GI) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation have awarded the inaugural Klaus Tschira Medal to Frieder Nake.

GI President, Prof. Dr. Hannes Federrath, said Nake is an outstanding scientist who researched and documented the interactions between computer science and artistic and socio-political processes in a timely and sustainable manner.

The Klaus Tschira medal […]

31August, 2018

IP3 Promotes Duty of Care

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An article by IFIP IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, on “Duty of Care and Artificial Intelligence” has been highlighted on the ITU website in the lead-up to its premier event, ITU Telecom World, being held in South Africa in September.

Ms de Roche is an invited speaker at this event, where she  will address the topic […]

31August, 2018

12th WISTP to Explore Security Issues

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The 12th WISTP International Conference in Information Security Theory and Practice (WISTP’2018) will be held at the “Palais des académies” in Brussels, Belgium, 10-11 December 2018.

Organized by IFIP Working Group 11.2 “Pervasive Systems Security” and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the conference will feature a session dedicated to presenting the many activities of WG11.2.

Future […]

31August, 2018

Innovation Arabia 12 Calls for Papers

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Innovation Arabia 12 has announced a Call for Papers for the conference to be held in Dubai in February 2019.

With the theme of “Building Smart Communities: Balancing Innovation, Change and Transformation”, the conference will operate tracks in the areas of:

Quality & Business Management;
Smart Learning;
Health & Environment; and
Artificial Intelligence.

Organised by the Hamdam […]

31August, 2018

CSSL ICT Awards 2018

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), the premier organization dedicated to promoting and improving professional standards in the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector of Sri Lanka has called nominations/applications for its ‘CSSL ICT Awards 2018’, which celebrates excellence in ICT.

‘CSSL ICT Awards 2018’ will be held for the sixth consecutive year this […]

31August, 2018

CSSL Joins Seoul Accord

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has been inducted into the Seoul Accord as a Provisional Member at the recent Seoul Accord Meeting in Cambridge, UK.

CSSL President, Yasas Abeywickrama said it was an historic achievement for the society, IT higher education and Sri Lanka at large.

“Through the hard work of many individuals over […]

31July, 2018

NITC Scheduled for October in Colombo

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Sri Lanka’s President, Maithripala Sirisena, will be the chief guest at this year’s National Information Technology Conference (NITC), which will take place from 2-4 October 2018 in Colombo.

Organised by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), NITC has taken the theme of “IT Changes Everything” for its 36th annual event, which expects to attract over […]

31July, 2018

Life 3.0 Worth a Read

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Interested in the potential for AI to change the planet? Then take a look at “Life 3.0 – Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence” by MIT Physics Professor Max Tegmark.

According to a review in The Guardian by Yuval Noah Harari, Life 3.0 offers a highly readable and wide-ranging look at the promises and perils of […]

31July, 2018

Participate in a Global Survey of Scientists

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The 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists needs people in mathematical, computing and natural sciences, including students, to share their career and educational experiences.

The data being collected will include focused information about women in these fields.

The survey is being conducted through the end of October by The Gender Gap in Science project, […]

31July, 2018

CSSL Degree Accreditation Recognised at Global Level

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has been inducted as a Provisional Member of the Seoul Accord at its recent meeting in Cambridge, UK.

CSSL President, Yasas Abeywickrama called the recognition an historic moment for CSSL, IT higher education and Sri Lanka at large.

“Through the hard work of many individuals in laying the foundation for […]