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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…


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…


Interdisciplinary journey of Dr. Fay Cobb Payton

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) Dr. Fay Cobb Payton is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Computer and Network Systems. At the NSF, she is working with a group of leaders on programs involving Computer Science for All, Computer Science Education, Broadening…