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FCA: The Next Generation

Our perfect ‘square’ of 36 new additions! We are so very proud to announce that the FCA no longer consists of inaugural members alone. We now include 36 new additions, selected from hundreds of applicants, and residing in many more different corners of the world than before. We could not be more…


CrashCourse Artificial Intelligence Preview

Several FCA members, including Lana Yarosh, Tim Weninger, and Yonatan Bisk are the writers of a Crash Course on Artificial Intelligence. Crash Course Artificial Intelligence will start next week and it will be a 15-episode, 5-lab series. Here’s the official synopsis: In this series host Jabril…


Joining the FCA

The ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA) is in its second recruitment cycle, culminating on August 23rd. Having heard many questions around why one should apply — not to mention request recommenders’ precious time for endorsing these applications, we (Luigi and I) reflect below on what being in…


Announcing Our Second-Ever Recruiting Cycle!

The ACM Future of Computing Academy is proud to announce a new recruiting cycle. Are you early in your computing career, with a passion for improving the field? Are you excited about the joy, sacrifice, and professional benefits of becoming a leader in the computing community? If so, you should…


Expanding the Horizons of Human-Centered AI

This is the title of the summer school that will take place this coming monsoon season in New Delhi, India, from July 24 to July 27. The venue will be the glorious India Habitat Centre in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi. Motivated by the growing attention that advancements in artificial intelligence…


Contemporary Art from Software, Glitches, and Digital Technologies

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) "It has been a rare pleasure to have a conversation with Chris Dorland. I have been following Dorland's artistic endeavors for a while and find his creative process fascinating; a combination of art, digital technology, computer equipment, and 'chance glitches'. As a…


Intro slide presented at the ACM FCA 2018 Annual Meeting

FCA Chair Brent Hecht's Opening Speech at the 2018 FCA Annual Meeting

I thought a good place for us to start was to reflect on our mission statement from our strategic planning meeting about 10 months ago. According to this statement: The mission of the FCA is to substantially improve (1) computing, (2) the computing community, and (3) computing's relationship with…


Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

A manifesto to enable a healthy debate and an inclusive futurism 'Associations between Computing & Food' -- Sketches provided to us by Dr Makayla Lewis www.makaylalewis.co.uk The importance of food and technology in modern society is undeniable. While the basic need to eat to survive is…


Co-creation to guide the future of healthcare and computing research

CO-CREATION On 21 March 2018, researchers, hospital practitioners and industry partners gathered in Copenhagen to discuss and shape the data-driven future of healthcare. The event was organised by the ACM FCA Co-creation group with Naja L. Holten Møller (University of Copenhagen), Jørgen P. Bansler…


Neuroscience & Recruitment - The Fascinating World of Riham Satti

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) Riham Satti is a multi-award winning business leader and according to Forbes a ‘Female Founder Taking the UK by Storm’. As well as her involvement in the tech ecosystem and work with innovative enterprise companies, Riham’s main interests lie in applying her academic…