Computers and Society 49(2) September 2020 is Available
Vol. 49, No. 2, September, 2020 is now available from the Computers and Society page (click above or on the image to the left).
Reflecting on Diversity in Computing and Society: A Resource List from CSG-Ed
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd (a 46 year old black man) died while handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin. The incident was recorded by a bystander and the video footage went viral. In the days following Floyd’s death protests erupted around the country and the world. […]
COMPASS 2020 Virtual Conference June 14-17, 2020
ACM SIGCAS computers and sustainable society are proud to announce the COMPASS 2020 conference. Due to COVID-19, ACM COMPASS 2020 will be held on June 14-17 as an online conference using the zoom platform. The ACM COMPASS 2020 conference aims to explicitly promote interdisciplinary research work — including new methodologies, systems, techniques, applications, and behavioral, […]
Computers and Society 49(1) February, 2020 is Available
Computers and Society Vol. 49, No. 1, February, 2020 is now available from the Newsletter page (click above or on the image to the left).
CSG-Ed 2020 Mini-Symposium
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society (SIGCAS) is pleased to invite you to our annual mini-symposium on Computing for the Social Good in Education (CSG-Ed), which will take place Wednesday March 11, 2020, as part of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) pre-symposium events. This year’s CSG-Ed mini-symposium […]
SIGCSE 2020 POSSE Roundup
The Professors’ Open Source Software Experience or POSSE will be holding a session during the morning of the SIGCAS 2020 Pre-symposium on March 11, 2020 in Portland, OR. The session will focus on Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS), particularly on development of “HFOSS kits” Read More
Computers and Society 48: 3-4 now available
Issues 3-4 of Volume 48 of SIGCAS Computers and Society is now available from the Newsletter page (click above or on the image to the left). It is the first issue for the new editor, Richard Blumenthal, who is taking over from the previous Editor-in-Chief, Randy Connolly.
Computing for the Social Good in Computer Science Education – 2019 Mini Symposium
Computing for the Social Good: Educational Practices (CSG-Ed), is an umbrella term meant to incorporate any educational activity, from small to large, that endeavors to convey and reinforce computing’s social relevance and potential for positive societal impact. Are you a CSG-Ed practitioner? Present your work at this mini-symposium. Not a CSG-Ed practitioner – attend and […]
Call For Reviews
For the next issue of ACM Computers and Society, we would like to publish three to four book review essays. Each review should be in the 750-1500 word range and should focus on a recent book related to topics of interest to the SIGCAS membership. Alternately, a longer review essay which examines two or three related books together in some thematic way will also be considered.
Computers and Society 48:1 now available
Issue 1 of Volume 48 of Computers and Society is now available on the newsletter page. This is the first issue of the re-designed ACM SIGCAS Newsletter. It is the first issue for the new editor (Randy Connolly) who is taking over from the previous editor-in-chief, Dee A. B. Weikle. Due to the difficulty in finding […]
2018 ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
The 2018 ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct has been adopted. You can view it here: https://ethics.acm.org/ Also, note the Integrity Project section – and help out if you can! #ACMCodeofEthics #IReadTheCode
Computers and Society 47:3 now available
Issue 3 of Volume 47 of Computers and Society is now available on the ACM Digital Library (and on our newsletter page).