Computing Research Policy Blog

The Computing Research Association (or CRA) has been involved in shaping public policy of relevance to computing research for more than two decades. More recently the CRA Government Affairs program has enhanced its efforts to help the members of the computing research community contribute to the public debate knowledgeably and effectively.

June 2004

Gov Reform Committee Plans, then Postpones IT R&D Hearing

The House Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census planned to hold a hearing this Wednesday on “Defining Federal Information Technology Research and Development: Who? Where? What? Why? and How Much?” However, the events surrounding former President Ronald Reagan’s memorial here in DC have resulted in the hearing’s postponement. No […]

Kudos to Google

The Anita Borg Institute announced the winners of the 2004 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, given on merit to female undergrad and graduate students earning computer science degrees during the 2004-05 academic year. Kudos to Google for awarding 8 scholarships of $10,000 each, plus 11 more $1,000 scholarships. Google blogged the release on the relatively […]