Monthly Archives: December 2011

Increased Cooperation with IEEE-CS

Early in 2011, IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) President Sorel Reisman and I began discussing how IEEE-CS and ACM could work together more cooperatively. We shared that news with our members in a “Letter from the Presidents” published in the August is- … Continue reading

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David Patterson – Enlist Computer Scientists in Cancer Fight – NYTimes.com

There’s a great article in the New York Times today by former ACM President David Patterson calling for computer scientists to join the fight against cancer. David Patterson – Enlist Computer Scientists in Cancer Fight – NYTimes.com.

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50 years ago – First computer to sing – Daisy Bell – YouTube

“Daisy Bell” was composed by Harry Dacre in 1892. In 1961, the IBM 7094 became the first computer to sing, singing the song Daisy Bell. Vocals were programmed by John Kelly and Carol Lockbaum and the accompaniment was programmed by … Continue reading

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