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FCA Discussions

Posts in the "FCA Discussions" series are intended to spur discussion and do not consist of final, formal recommendations or statement. Our intention here is for the discussions that emerge from these posts to inform the actions we ultimately take to address the underlying issues.


Artefact Review and Badging: Improving Confidence in our Experimental Results

Guest Blog Post Dr Michel Steuwer is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Glasgow in the UK. He works in…

Towards a Computer Science That Addresses its Negative Impacts on Society

The ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA) recently published a proposal that made some waves among computer science…

It’s Time to Do Something: Mitigating the Negative Impacts of Computing Through a Change to the Peer Review Process

The computing research community needs to work much harder to address the downsides of our innovations. Between the erosion…

REF 2021: Tackling Bias in the Research Excellence Framework

Dr Julie R. Williamson, University of Glasgow  The UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluates research quality at…

Hello World: Welcome to the FCA Blog!

Welcome to the blog for the ACM Future of Computing Academy! The Future of Computing Academy (FCA) is a global professional…

FCA General

Posts in this section consist of event reports, interviews, opinions, ... by the various FCA working groups.


Contemporary Art from Software, Glitches, and Digital Technologies

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) "It has been a rare pleasure to have a conversation with Chris Dorland. I have been following…

FCA Chair Brent Hecht’s Opening Speech at the 2018 FCA Annual Meeting

I thought a good place for us to start was to reflect on our mission statement from our strategic planning meeting about 10…

Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

Future of Computing & Food Manifesto

A manifesto to enable a healthy debate and an inclusive futurism 'Associations between Computing & Food' -- Sketches…

Co-creation to guide the future of healthcare and computing research

CO-CREATION On 21 March 2018, researchers, hospital practitioners and industry partners gathered in Copenhagen to discuss…

Neuroscience & Recruitment – The Fascinating World of Riham Satti

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) Riham Satti is a multi-award winning business leader and according to Forbes a ‘Female Founder…

Interdisciplinary journey of Dr. Fay Cobb Payton

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) Dr. Fay Cobb Payton is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the…