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29August, 2019

Cyprus Gears Up for INTERACT 2019

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INTERACT 2019, the 17th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, will be held from September 2 to 6, 2019 in Paphos, Cyprus. Organised by TC 13, INTERACT is co-sponsored by the Cyprus University of Technology and Tallinn University, and is being held in cooperation with ACM and ACM SIGCHI.

Situated under the open, inclusive umbrella […]

29August, 2019

IFIP TC 13 Announces 2019 Pioneers in HCI Awards

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 The IFIP Technical Committee on Human–Computer Interaction (IFIP TC13) has announced the 2019 winners of the IFIP TC13 Pioneer in Human-Computer Interaction Awards.

IFIP TC13 appoints pioneers to honour the greatest contributors to the development and growth of the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) by engaging in the educational, theoretical, technical, commercial or professional aspects of […]

29August, 2019

Canada Hosts Global CISO Forum

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Canada’s security profession turned out in force for last week’s CISO Forum at Niagara Falls. 

Former CIPS President, Bashir Fancy, sat on an Advisory Board for the event and participated in a panel focused on “Creative Approaches to Filling the Skills Gap”, joining colleagues and peers from across North America to address a burning issue facing […]

1August, 2019

Commission’s report shows that targeted investment and robust digital policies boost Member States’ performance

By |August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The European Commission released the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.

Countries that have set up ambitious targets in line with the EU Digital Single Market Strategy and combined them with adapted investment, […]

1August, 2019

BCS Congratulates New Cabinet

By |August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has released a statement congratulating the new British cabinet and saying that, “while resolving the current Brexit impasse is everyone’s priority, we also need to think beyond Brexit.”

The statement continued: “We look forward to working alongside the government to ensure that after Brexit, the UK thrives. This will require […]

1August, 2019

Multidisciplinary Aspects of Blockchain

By |August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Multidisciplinary Aspects of Blockchain is a different book on a fundamental digital technology under development and published in Dutch (hardcopy) and English (eBook) as part of a series by the Royal Dutch Society for Computer and Information Professionals.

Blockchain, which reportedly changes society as the ultimate disruptor, is the most important invention after the introduction of […]

29June, 2019

In memory of James P.G. Sterbenz (1956-2019)

By |June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In memory of James P.G. Sterbenz (1956-2019)

David Hutchison1, Jacek Rak2, Burkhard Stiller3

 

James P.G. Sterbenz received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, a B.S. in Computer Science, and an A.B. in Economics ‒ minors in Anthropology and Asian Studies ‒ from 1976 to 1980 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. James was later awarded a […]

28June, 2019

IITPSA honours top Eastern Cape IT Achievers

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The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Eastern Cape Chapter has recognised the province’s leading IT achievers at its gala annual dinner and awards in Port Elizabeth on 22 May 2019.

 With a strong focus on IT educators and students, as well as industry leaders, the awards named Jean Greyling, Associate Professor in the […]

29May, 2019

IITPSA Recognises Tertiary Students with Women in IT Award

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The Institute for Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has awarded a team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria with a Women in IT award for their outstanding final year project.

The new IITPSA Women in IT award is intended to boost the profile of IT as a career choice for […]

29May, 2019

ACS Report Highlights Blockchain Hurdles

By |May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A new report from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has revealed that blockchain has substantial challenges to overcome if it ever hopes to find success beyond cryptocurrency.

The publication, Blockchain Challenges for Australia, reveals some of the issues currently facing blockchain in Australia and around the world, including the technical, legal and educational hurdles the technology has to […]