Brenda Aynsley issues strong message at UN/ITU WSIS

In making the case for ICT professionalism and as noted by Brenda Aynsley OAM, ACS Fellow, CP Chair IFIP IP3:Money for development is scarce, ICT projects are known for their failures, some spectacularly so.  One report noted that from 10 case studies of large government ICT Enabled projects all were over budget by 200%, were…


My lively chat with legendary icon, pioneer Vint Cerf, internet co-creator on internet challenges, quantum/machine computing, leadership, more

Vint Cerf on ACM, internet issues, singularity, quantum and machine computing, gene modification, leadership, IT credentialing. Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/vint-cerf-on-acm-internet-issues-and-quantum-and-machine-computing/374085#ixzz3YtmxTbvJ  Vint serves on the ACM council and is the immediate past president. The ACM reach is 3.4 million, with 1.5 million users of the digital library and is the largest scientific, education, innovation professional non-profit organization in…


Chat with Leslie Lamport ACM Turing Award Recipient in 2014 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-Renowned Distinguished Researcher

* Bill Gates indicates “As a leader in defining many of the key concepts of distributed computing that enable today’s mission-critical computer systems, Leslie has done great things not just for the field of computer science, but also in helping make the world a safer place. Countless people around the world benefit from his work…


Chat with Robin Raskin, ICT and CES Legend, Digital Pioneer

Robin Raskin has been translating technology into consumer friendly terms for more than 30 years. Today she spends most of her time working with Living in Digital Times, a company that she founded in 2008. Living in Digital Times produces a number of lifestyle events, but its most important partnership is with the CEA to…


Celebrating 40th Anniversary “Social Issues in Computing”

A few people were invited to contribute articles in honour of Kelly’s and Allan’s seminal book, Social Issues in Computing. The University of Toronto has a blog in celebration of the 40th anniversary in the publication of the pioneering work. Here are the initial entries: Authors (Kelly) Gotlieb and (Allan) Borodin interviewed: http://socialissues.cs.toronto.edu/2013/01/interview-p1/ Vint Cerf…