ACM-DC Webinar “Automated Intrusion Detection for Oil/Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Protection”

Watch the Washington DC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery’s last webinar presentation of the Spring/Summer 2016 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 distinguished … More ACM-DC Webinar “Automated Intrusion Detection for Oil/Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Protection”

Announcing Candidates for the 2016-2017 Cycle

Greetings DC ACM followers! Please read below for our list of 2016 election cycle candidates. We’ll be voting in the new board on Sunday (July 3rd) at 9:30 PM ET in this meeting room: http://connect.stratford.edu/dcacm/. *Anyone can attend this election but only members can vote! Do you have an interest in creating some local Computer Science community activity by joining our … More Announcing Candidates for the 2016-2017 Cycle

All Women in Tech and Latino Tech Community brings Inclusion to DC

On June 15th at Social Driver in DC, a very important conversation was had. Inclusion DC is a tech event that brings together all races, ethnicity, ages and genders for an in-person Twitter chat facilitated in part by student entrepreneurs. All Women in Tech (@witcampaign), the company behind The Women in Tech Campaign, and the … More All Women in Tech and Latino Tech Community brings Inclusion to DC

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

Spotlight on DC ACM member and Vice-Chair Shahnaz Kamberi

As part of her dissertation research study, “Gam(h)er: How to Increase Girls’ Interest and Knowledge of Computer Science via a Gender Specific Educational Game with Two Dimensional and Three Dimensional Game Components”, Shahnaz Kamberi developed a 2D educational game prototype called Array[7] to teach Java Programming to girls ages 13 – 17 years. She also … More Spotlight on DC ACM member and Vice-Chair Shahnaz Kamberi