Three years have passed since the launch in March 2012 of the National Big Data Research and Development Initiative by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The breathtaking pace of activity in big data has continued unabated in the intervening years. In August 2014, Gartner declared that “big data” had passed the peak of the so-called “Hype Cycle.” This only means that the community can now roll up their collective sleeves and get to work on the real issues, rather than worrying about the hype!
Computing Research News
Archive of articles published in the 2015 issue.
The CRA Board of Directors has announced its selections of the 2015 Service and Habermann Awards.
Here’s what happened at CRA in March.
CRA Staff Tours the Computer Science Department at Johns Hopkins University and Congratulations to Daniela Rus (CCC Council Member) who was recently named to the National Academy of Engineering for contributions to distributed robotic systems.
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Melissa Borts just recently graduated from the University of Maryland (UMD) with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a minor in Hearing and Speech Science.
The NSF Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) will host a one-day workshop on CAREER Proposal Writing on March 16, 2015.
Imagine slipping into a presentation that has already started and finding a seat in the back. The speaker is pointing at her slides explaining the diagram but you can barely hear her from the back of the room. All the sudden your cell phone, which you had placed on the table when you took your seat, begins to project the speaker’s voice. Now you can watch the speaker and hear her without any problems.
Recently, 2776 computing majors reported their parents’ highest education level on CERP’s annual Data Buddies survey.
New this year, CRA members will receive priority acceptance, and a preferred CRA-Member rate to support eligible graduate students participation in the CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop.
On February 2, 2015, the President delivered his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget Request to Congress. I am pleased to share with you key figures from the Request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the CISE directorate specifically.