Computer-Aided Personalized Education Workshop

by Khari Douglas August 27th, 2015

The CCC Computer-Aided Personalized Education (CAPE) Workshop will be held in Washington, DC on November 12-13th. The demand for education in STEM fields is exploding, and universities and colleges are straining to satisfy this demand. In the case of Computer Science, for example, the number of US students enrolled in introductory courses has grown three-fold […]

Understanding the Google computer, and making it better

by Helen Wright August 26th, 2015

The following is a special contribution to this blog by CCC Executive Council Member Mark D. Hill of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Internet-based services that we have all come to love (e.g., search, email, social networks, video/photo sharing) are all powered by large back-end data centers, designed and managed as large warehouse-scale computers. Emerging cloud computing […]

Travis Deyle, Former CI Fellow, Current Innovator

by Khari Douglas August 25th, 2015

Last week we published a blog post highlighting the MIT Technology Review’s 2015 list of 35 innovators under the age of 35. This list included Travis Deyle who was a member of the Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) CI Fellow program in 2011 and currently works at Google X Life Sciences where he has been part […]

Testing Hypotheses Privately

by Helen Wright August 24th, 2015

In case you missed it, Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member Cynthia Dwork, distinguished scientist at Microsoft Research, and her co-authors Vitaly Feldman, research scientist at IBM’s Almaden Research Center; Moritz Hardt, research scientist at Google; Toniann Pitassi, professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto; Omer Reingold, principle researcher at Samsung […]

35 Innovators Under the Age of 35, 2015

by Khari Douglas August 20th, 2015

Every year the MIT Technology Review publishes a list of 35 innovators under the age of 35. They recently published the list for 2015. Of the 35 innovators, 13 are working on problems related to computer science. This list includes Travis Deyle who was a member of the Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) CI Fellow program […]

CCC Uncertainty in Computation Workshop Report

by Helen Wright August 19th, 2015

The Computing Community Consortium’s (CCC) is excited to release a report titled Quantification, Communication, and Interpretation of Uncertainty in Simulation and Data Science, the result of the Uncertainty in Computation Visioning Workshop, which was held in Washington DC in mid October.  The workshop brought together over 40 scientists from different disciplines including simulation and data science, engineering, statistics, applied mathematics, […]