Over the past few years, computing has had more of a presence at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting in Austin, TX had a number of computing talks and presentations, including three by the Computing Community Consortium (CCC).
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Recently, we have been highlighting CCC’s role at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advance of Science (AAAS) and have posted blogs about Health in Your Pocket: Diagnosing and Treating Disease with Smartphones and What Happens When Everyday Objects Become Internet Devices: A Science Policy Agenda. The focus of this post is on the Technology of the Future flash talks that CCC Council members Maja Matarić and Shwetak Patel presented.
Recently we posted a blog about Health in Your Pocket: Diagnosing and Treating Disease with Smartphones, a press briefing that CCC members, Elizabeth (Beth) Mynatt, Shwetak Patel, and Gregory Hager presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advance of Science (AAAS) in early February. The focus of this post is on the Internet of Things (IoT). CCC Chair Beth Mynatt, CCC Executive Council Member Ben Zorn, and CCC Council Member Shwetak Patel were on a panel moderated by CCC Director Ann Drobnis on What Happens When Everyday Objects Become Internet Devices: A Science Policy Agenda.
The Computing Research Association had an action-packed weekend engaging the public with science at AAAS Family Science Days, February 13-14. There was a high turnout of families from the Washington, D.C. area who were eager to learn more about science and have some fun with hands on activities.