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Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members
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Nominations Sought for New CCC Council Members

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is charged with catalyzing and empowering the U.S. computing research community to articulate and advance major research...

Appointment of Dr. Gurdip Singh as Division Director for the NSF/CISE Division of Computer and Network Systems
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Appointment of Dr. Gurdip Singh as Division Director for the NSF/CISE Division of Computer and Network Systems

The following is a letter to the community from Erwin Gianchandani, Acting Assistant Director, of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate of Computer...

Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan 2019
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan 2019

The Director of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program is pleased to share the link for the updated Federal Cybersecurity Research...

Great Innovative Idea: Datasets First! A Bottom-up Data Linking Paradigm
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: Datasets First! A Bottom-up Data Linking Paradigm

The following great innovative idea is from Konstantin Todorov from the University of Montpellier and a researcher at the LIRMM laboratory within the FADO group...

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research

The mission of Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community and enable the pursuit...

Congratulations to the 2020 IEEE Newly Elevated Fellows!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Congratulations to the 2020 IEEE Newly Elevated Fellows!

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has released its 2020 list of newly elevated fellows. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is given to a IEEE member...

NSF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

The National Science Foundation (NSF) just posted a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes...

2019 AAAS Fellows Announced
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

2019 AAAS Fellows Announced

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) just announced its 2019 Fellows! Fellows are elected each year by their peers serving on the Council...

NSF Distinguished Lecture: The End of Moore’s Law and Faster General-Purpose Processors, and a New Road Forward
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Distinguished Lecture: The End of Moore’s Law and Faster General-Purpose Processors, and a New Road Forward

John Hennessy, Chair of Alphabet Inc., will present “The End of Moore’s Law and Faster General-Purpose Processors, and a New Road Forward,” part of the National...

Blue Sky Conference Track at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2019
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Blue Sky Conference Track at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2019

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 27th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in...

National Security Commission on AI (NSCAI) Interim Report- Public Conference Calls
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

National Security Commission on AI (NSCAI) Interim Report- Public Conference Calls

Last week, we shared the National Security Commission on AI‘s Interim Report as well as details about the corresponding conference held on November 6, Strength...

Great Innovative Idea: Co-LOD: Continuous Space Linked Open Data
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: Co-LOD: Continuous Space Linked Open Data

The following great innovative idea is from Mayank Kejriwal and Pedro Szekely from the University of Southern California. Kejriwal and Szekely were one of the Blue...

Blue Sky Conference Track at The International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2019
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Conference Track at The International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2019

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019), October...

Lasers Can be Used to ‘Speak’ to Your Smart Assistant
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Lasers Can be Used to ‘Speak’ to Your Smart Assistant

Hackers can use lasers to silently “speak” to any computer that receives voice commands, these include smartphones, Amazon Echo speakers, Google Homes, and Facebook...

Policymakers Stress Urgent Need for U.S. Leadership in AI at National Security Commission on AI Conference; Schumer Proposes $100 billion in Research and Education Funding
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Policymakers Stress Urgent Need for U.S. Leadership in AI at National Security Commission on AI Conference; Schumer Proposes $100 billion in Research and Education Funding

Significant contributions were provided by CRA Director of Government Affairs Peter Harsha and CCC Director Ann Schwartz Drobnis.   Yesterday at a conference of...

Defense Innovation Board Final Report on AI Ethics Principles
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Defense Innovation Board Final Report on AI Ethics Principles

Contributions to this post were provided by CCC Chair Mark D. Hill from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and CCC Executive Committee Member Nadya Bliss from...

Disinformation is (Unfortunately) Here to Stay
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Disinformation is (Unfortunately) Here to Stay

We live in a new world. A world where information can spread fast and without any regard to accuracy. Our challenge as individual citizens is to somehow identify...

NSF National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program Webinar on November 7th
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program Webinar on November 7th

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) new solicitation, titled National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes: Accelerating Research, Transforming...

Meet One of the 2019 MacArthur Fellows- Computer Scientist Josh Tenenbaum!
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Meet One of the 2019 MacArthur Fellows- Computer Scientist Josh Tenenbaum!

The MacArthur Foundation recently announced its 2019 MacArthur Fellows – “26 extraordinary MacArthur Fellows demonstrate the power of individual creativity to reframe...
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