ACM-DC Webinar “Parallel Computer Architecture and Interconnection Networks”

The DC ACM webinars were created for members, who for many reasons can’t make our face-to-face events, but would still love to participate in our organization. Another reason for the remote meetings is for distinguished speakers who we would love to hear from but are based outside of Washington DC. Our May Web Presentation was… More ACM-DC Webinar “Parallel Computer Architecture and Interconnection Networks”

ACM-DC Webinar “Mathematical Theory of Computer Instructions and Statements”

As part of a new initiative, the Washington DC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery have started a web series. The DC ACM webinars were created for members, who for many reasons can’t make our face-to-face events, but would still love to participate in our organization. Another reason for the remote meetings is for… More ACM-DC Webinar “Mathematical Theory of Computer Instructions and Statements”

ACM-DC Webinar “Hybrid Cloud Pathways Blending Games, Immersive Micro-Simulations and the IoT”

As part of a new initiative, the Washington DC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery have started a web series. The DC ACM webinars were created for members, who for many reasons can’t make our face-to-face events, but would still love to participate in our organization. Another reason for the remote meetings is for… More ACM-DC Webinar “Hybrid Cloud Pathways Blending Games, Immersive Micro-Simulations and the IoT”

The Tech Industry and the Rapid Rise of the Bootcamp Graduate

Our first tech talk of 2016 was on a hot topic despite the chilly weather: the increasing number of junior developers coming out of software bootcamps and from similar non-traditional pathways. Though it is starting to change, CS programs traditionally focus more on theory than practice, the opposite approach of bootcamps. Kaylyn Gibilterra, a software… More The Tech Industry and the Rapid Rise of the Bootcamp Graduate

Ubuntu’s 300

Our second tech talk this year was with Canonical’s own VP of Ubuntu Engineering, Rick Spencer. He discussed with us how he has helped grow Ubuntu’s 300 person remote engineering team. Brief Abstract of Rick’s talk: Expanding an engineering team in most large U.S. tech centers {New York, DC, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle} these days… More Ubuntu’s 300

And the Cyberjutsu Award goes to…

ACM Washington DC sponsored this year’s Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) Awards. These awards were created to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done by women in the cyber security industry. A panel of judges selected the finalists from nominations submitted by the nominee’s peers. WSC awarded the winners during the Annual… More And the Cyberjutsu Award goes to…