What Does the Commercialization of Generative AI Mean for Society?

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery has released “TechBrief: Generative Artificial Intelligence.” It is the latest in the quarterly ACM TechBriefs series of short technical bulletins that present scientifically grounded perspectives on the impact and policy implications of specific technological developments in computing.

KDD 2023 – August 6-10 – Long Beach, CA

Sponsored by the ACM, the 29TH SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining is coming to Long Beach, CA on August 6-10. The annual conference is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to share their ideas, research results and experiences. The KDD conferences feature keynote presentations, oral paper presentations, poster sessions, workshops, tutorials, panels, exhibits, demonstrations, and the KDD Cup competition.

Association of Computing Machinery Issues Principles for Generative AI Technologies

In response to major advances in Generative AI technologies—as well as the significant questions these technologies pose in areas including intellectual property, the future of work, and even human safety—the Association for Computing Machinery’s global Technology Policy Council (ACM TPC) has issued “Principles for the Development, Deployment, and Use of Generative AI Technologies.”

ACM Awards Raluca Ada Popa, President and Founder of Opaque Systems and UC Berkeley PhD, the 2021 Grace Murray Hopper Award

Opaque Systems, the company pioneering Confidential AI and Analytics which enables collaborative analytics and AI for confidential computing, announced its president and co-founder Raluca Ada Popa, MS, PhD, is the recipient of the 2021 AMC Grace Murray Hopper Award. Raluca Ada Popa is recognized for her exceptional impact and contributions to building secure systems focused on protecting the confidentiality of data stored on remote servers including recent open sourced innovation MC2. 

KDD 2021 Celebrates Winning Teams of 25th Annual KDD Cup

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) recognized the winning teams of this year’s KDD Cup, the annual competition held at KDD 2021, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science. KDD Cup 2021, which took place virtually Aug. 14-18, 2021, crowdsourced participants who are helping to solve challenges within the knowledge discovery and data mining industry, providing a platform for aspiring and experienced data scientists alike to build their professional profiles and network with leading professionals in the field during KDD 2021. 

KDD 2021 Data Science Conference Will Convene Aug. 14 – 18, 2021

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. 14-18. The premier interdisciplinary data science conference, KDD 2021 will bring together researchers and practitioners from data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence to fuel the innovation of tomorrow.

ACM Issues Computing Competencies for Undergraduate Data Science Curricula

Recognizing the explosive growth of data science as a field, as well as the demand for data science training at the undergraduate level, a Data Science Task Force convened by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Education Board recently released “Computing Competencies for Undergraduate Data Science Curricula.” The ACM report seeks to define what the computing/computational contributions are to this new field, as well as to provide guidance on computing-specific competencies in data science for departments offering such programs of study at the undergraduate level.

KDD 2020 Recognizes Winning Teams of 24th Annual KDD Cup

Across Four Competition Tracks, KDD Cup 2020 Tackled E-Commerce, Generative Adversarial Networks, Automatic Graph Representation Learning, Automated Machine Learning, Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) Platforms and Reinforcement Learning. KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science, recognized over sixty winning teams in this year’s KDD Cup competition, which took place virtually Aug. 23-27, 2020.

KDD 2020 Showcases Brightest Minds in Data Science and AI

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD) will hold its flagship annual conference, KDD 2020, virtually, August 23-27. The KDD conference series, started in 1989, is the world’s oldest and largest data mining conference, and is the venue where concepts such as big data, data science, predictive analytics and crowdsourcing were first introduced.

Field Report: KDD 2019

As a very long time member of the ACM and their SIGKDD group, I’d always wanted to attend a KDD conference (first one occurred in 1995). This year I received a gracious invitation to attend KDD2019 in Anchorage, Alaska, August 4-8. It satisfied two of my bucket list items: witnessing a KDD first-hand and also […]