DCACM: Candidates for Office 2013 – 2014

Chair Amar Zumkhawala Education M.B.A., The Ohio State University B.S., Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University Professional Experience SpicyKey, Founder, 2012-present Cardinal Solutions, Java Developer, 2007-2008 Amazon.com, Senior Software Engineer, 2001-2006 Position Statement I am very passionate about furthering the field of computer science in a grass-roots manner. As chair, I would work with other … More DCACM: Candidates for Office 2013 – 2014

DC ACM: Candidates for Office 2012-2013

Candidate for Chair: Andrew Conklin Education: BS, Magna Cum Laude, Computer Science, Western Michigan University Professional Experience: Senior Developer for Synergy Business Innovation and Solutions, May 2012 to current Enterprise secure web services design and development. Application Developer for CGI Federal, June 2009 to May 2012 Financials application development, client specific enhancements, and deployments. Software Engineer … More DC ACM: Candidates for Office 2012-2013

The Passing of a Computer Pioneer and DC ACM Founding Father – Solomon Rosenthal

It is with great sadness that the DC Chapter of the ACM shares with you the loss of one of our founding fathers and early pioneers in the computer industry. Solomon “Sol” Rosenthal passed away on March 21, 2012, at 5:45 AM in Rockville Maryland, surrounded by his wife Suzanne, and his children Jack, Sara, and … More The Passing of a Computer Pioneer and DC ACM Founding Father – Solomon Rosenthal

Review: DCACM “Patterns of Human Error” with Walter Bright

On April 26th, the Washington DC Chapter of the ACM and the George Mason University Computer Science Department hosted a joint lecture by Walter Bright on the “Patterns of Human Error”.   The slides can be found here: http://www.slideshare.net/dcacm/patterns-of-human-error Walter focused on ways to design failure out of systems and how the D Language alleviates coding … More Review: DCACM “Patterns of Human Error” with Walter Bright