The past year saw many "firsts" for ACM, including a new CEO, a $1 million Turing Award, and a new conference devoted to practitioners. Read the annual report, with an introduction by ACM President Alexander L. Wolf, to learn about more "firsts," initiatives and services, as well as issues driving future programs.
The Huffington Post invited ACM to contribute a monthly blog on current issues in technology and society. ACM members will offer readers both clarity and insight on topics ranging from credit card hacks and driverless cars to questions about the future of artificial intelligence and the internet.
Public Policy Issues
Daily headlines about cybersecurity, encryption, artificial intelligence, drones, and a host of other issues, underscore the growing and complicated relationship between computing and public policy. In the US and Europe, ACM educates policymakers, the computing community and the public with the goal of fostering enlightened policies.
Comprehensive guidelines for the ACM logo and its associated branding elements and marketing communications. The branding elements include details on color palette, typography, photography and graphic motif.
Advancing Computer Science Education at All Levels
ACM is at the forefront of advancing computer science education at all levels. Some recent reports outline ACM's findings in this area.
In her blog post for Computer Weekly's WITsend blog, ACM President Vicki Hanson discusses ACM's all-female leadership team, how diversity is helping to redefine what a computing professional is, and how the digital world is expanding career opportunities for non-technical people. "While most will not become expert, basic skills will be required for them to be effective in their careers and to deal with the myriad of online offerings for communication, entertainment, retail, and government services," she says.
Ask an Expert
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