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27February, 2024

CIPS Celebrates Black History Month and Leaders in Technology

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In celebrating Black History Month, CIPS wants to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Black individuals in shaping the technology industry and contributing to a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable future.
In this article, we would like to acknowledge a few Black Leaders within Technology who have strived for excellence in this field. We have recognised […]

27February, 2024

ACM News

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Featured ACM Member: Adrien Bousseau

Adrien Bousseau is a Senior Researcher at the French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology (Inria). He focuses on helping designers communicate with computers. His interests include image creation and manipulation, shape modeling, and scene understanding. Bousseau’s work has been applied in areas including architecture, fashion, and industrial […]

27February, 2024

Hybrid and Liminal Practices to Manage Work-Life Boundaries 

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There is no doubt that digital technologies have an impact on how we manage our work-life boundaries (aka ‘boundary management’ or ‘boundary work’). Although scholars have traditionally utilised the concepts of ‘integration’ and ‘segmentation’ to describe individual boundary management practices, advances in digital technologies and their thorough integration into contemporary life require a more sophisticated […]

27February, 2024

ACM Conferences & Events 

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WSDM  2024, 4—8 MARCH

The ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining is one of the premier conferences on web-inspired research involving search and data mining. Workshops include “Integrity in Social Networks and Media,” “Psychology-informed Information Access Systems,” and more. WSDM is a highly selective conference that includes invited talks, as well as refereed […]

27February, 2024

Vale Professor André Danthine

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14 May 1932 – 18 January 2024    

It is the sad duty of IFIP TC6 (Communication Systems) to inform the community that Professor Dr André Danthine passed away on 18 January 2024. We are deeply saddened by his loss. 

André was Professor Emeritus of the University of Liège (ULiège), Belgium. He graduated as an electromechanical engineer from […]

29January, 2024

BCS Calls for Urgent Review of “Computer is Always Right” Law

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The law assuming reliability of computer evidence – and under which the Post Office prosecuted hundreds of staff – must be reviewed to avoid future miscarriages of justice, according to BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. 

BCS is calling for an end to the legal presumption that computer systems data are always correct, with no burden […]

29January, 2024

Agreement Reached on European AI Act 

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EU lawmakers reached an agreement last month on the text of the AI Act after a marathon negotiating session between the European Parliament, European Commission, and Council of Ministers, which represents Member States. The Act, which sets out rules for artificial intelligence across the EU, is based on regulating more harmful uses of AI more […]

29January, 2024

TC9 Issues Call for Papers for HCC16

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Paper submissions are being sought for the 16th Human Choices and Computers Conference, to be held in Phuket, Thailand from 8-10 September 2024. 

Focused on the theme of “Humans, Technological Innovations and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Consequences”, HCC16 harks back to the original theme of the first HCC conference 50 years ago.

Back then, participants were concerned […]

29January, 2024

TC14 Announces ICEC 2024 in Brazil

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IFIP Technical Committee 14 (Entertainment Computing) is proud to announce that ICEC 2024 will be held in Manaus , Brazil, in September this year.

The 23rd IFIP International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2024 will bring together the most prestigious researchers and communities across the games and entertainment computing sectors. This year’s event will run from […]

29January, 2024

ACM News

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ACM Releases TechBrief on Trusted AI
ACM’s Technology Policy Council has released its “TechBrief: Trusted AI.” The TechBrief is focused on trustworthiness mechanisms and measures being advanced in artificial intelligence regulations and standards which may not actually increase trust.
The ACM TechBrief states that the effectiveness of mechanisms and metrics implemented to promote trust of AI must […]