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Engage with the world's most talented mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg!

(Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation) This September, recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world at the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). Show More Summary

Peter Chapin recognized with ACM SIGAda Robert Dewar Award

(Association for Computing Machinery) ACM's Special Interest Group on Ada (SIGAda) today announced that Peter Chapin of Vermont Technical College is the recipient of the 2017 Robert Dewar Award for Outstanding Ada Community Contributions.

A salute to progress: The Heidelberg Laureate Forum celebrates its fifth event this weekend

(Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation) From Sept. 24-29, Heidelberg will be home to the densest population of the laureates of mathematics and computer science: recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize. Show More Summary

Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, George Strait and more celebrated at ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music hosted its glitzy, Las Vegas-based annual awards ceremony back in April. Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, the organization hosted its more intimate 11th ACM Honors ceremony, dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners. Recorded...

Scotty McCreery Signs To Triple Tigers Records

6 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Strong sales and chart success for self-released “Five More Minutes” helped the ACM Award winner land his new record deal with the Sony-affiliated label.

Chen receives SIGMM Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis

(Association for Computing Machinery) The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present the 2017 SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award to Dr. Chien-Nan (Shannon) Chen. The award committee considers Dr. Chien-Nan...Show More Summary

Smeulders receives ACM SIGMM Award for outstanding technical contributions

(Association for Computing Machinery) The 2017 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Prof....Show More Summary

Liangliang Cao receives SIGMM Rising Star Award

(Association for Computing Machinery) The ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present this year's Rising Star Award in multimedia computing, communications and applications to Dr. Liangliang Cao for his significant contributions in large-scale multimedia recognition and social media mining.

Ramesh Raskar of MIT to receive Computer Graphics Achievement Award

(Association for Computing Machinery) The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Ramesh Raskar, PhD, Associate Professor and Head of the Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab, as the 2017 recipient of the Computer Graphics Achievement Award.

Bernd Bickel of IST Austria to receive significant New Researcher Award

(Association for Computing Machinery) The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Bernd Bickel, PhD, of IST Austria, as the 2017 recipient of the Significant New Researcher Award.

Rice's Lydia Kavraki wins ACM Athena Lecturer Award

(Rice University) Rice University computer scientist Lydia Kavraki has received one of the most prestigious honors in her field, the Association for Computing Machinery's Athena Lecturer Award.

ACM Awards Provide Impressive Sales & Streaming Bump

15 Million viewers tuned into the ACM Awards broadcast last weekend, according to new stats from Nielsen Music. Viewers responded to the performances by giving a huge lift in sales and streams. Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the year - Miranda Lambert. Her album Weight of These...

Inventor of World Wide Web Snags Computer Science's Top Prize

11 months agoNews : Trending Now

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has snagged one of the most prestigious prizes in computer science: the A.M. Turing Award. The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the organization that awards the $1 million prize, announced the Turing Award winner earlier this week. Show More Summary

Miranda Lambert's ACM Awards Performance Spurs Massive Sales Bump

One of the year's biggest nights in country music, the ACM awards not only offer fans a chance to catch some outstanding live performances from their favorite artists, but also give the artists a chance to experience a massive post-performance sales bump. Here we look at several of the artists...

The Inventor Of The World Wide Web Just Won A $1 Million Prize

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, just won the ACM Turing Award and the $US1 million ($1.3 million) purse that comes with it. The sum seems menial for such a world-changing contribution, but seriously, Sir Tim will be fine. More »      

This Guy Invented the World Wide Web and All He Got Was a Lousy Million-Dollar Prize

11 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Haha, just kidding. Well, not about the prize part. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, just won the ACM Turing Award and the $1 million purse that comes with it. The sum seems menial for such a world-changing contribution, but seriously, Sir Tim will be fine. Read more...

Did the ACM Awards actually get country music right?

“Am I original?” Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line sang during Sunday night’s Academy of Country Music Awards. (The answer he seemed to be looking for was “yeah-eh.”) “Am I the only one?” he continued. (Nobody else was wearing a satiny silver jacket and his hair in a top knot.) “Am I sexual?”...

Thomas Rhett & Luke Bryan Strip Down for Post-ACMs Swim!

Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett both had big nights at the 2017 ACM Awards and they celebrated the evening by stripping down and going for a swim at the after party! Bryan co-hosted the show and Rhett won three awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year. Thomas shared the video on his Instagram account late [...]

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