30July, 2020

HBMSU Joins UNESCO Global Education Coalition to Address COVID-19 Challenge

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With over 1.5 billion students globally affected by school and university closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO has launched the Global Education Coalition to support countries in scaling up their best distance learning practices and reaching those who are most at risk. 

The new coalition brings together the United Nations family, civil society organisations and […]

29May, 2020

ACM Seeks Nominations for HPC-Based COVID-19 Research Prize

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ACM has established a special category of the ACM Gordon Bell Prize to recognize outstanding research achievements that use high performance computing (HPC) applications to understand the COVID-19 pandemic, including the understanding of its spread. 

The ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research will be presented in 2020 and 2021.

Recipients will be […]

29May, 2020

Principles and Practices for Contact Tracing Technologies

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ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee has issued detailed principles and practices for the development and deployment of contact tracing technologies intended to track and arrest the spread of COVID-19. Europe TPC’s statement calls on governments that adopt such systems to choose “only those which, by technical and legal design: respect and protect the rights of […]

29April, 2020

ACS Flatten The Curve Hackathon Attracts Entries from Around the World

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Over 2,400 competitors from around the world entered what’s been described as ‘the biggest hackathon in the Asia-Pacific’ last weekend.

The ACS Flatten The Curve hackathon saw more than 200 teams compete for $50,000 in prize money with 43 shortlisted across five categories: Education, Assisting Health Care, Protecting the Vulnerable, the Future of Work, and Wellness […]

27March, 2020

IFIP Continues to Operate Under Shadow of COVID-19

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As nations and cities around the world move to remote working and social distancing to help curb the spread of the Coronavirus, IFIP continues to play a leadership role for ICT professionals. 

The IFIP headquarters in Laxenburg is closed and staff are working from home, however meetings are continuing on Zoom, Skype and by phone, and […]

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 […]