BCS Policy Response to the Internet Safety Strategy – Green Paper

BCS are preparing an Organisational response to the Government’s ‘Internet Safety Strategy – green paper’. We are extremely keen to engage our member group community in this process. You can contribute to the BCS response by responding to the questions in the document attached below and emailing your responses to policyhub@bcs.uk, all contributions should be submitted by… Read more »

2017 Lovelace Lecture by Professor Andrew Blake, Alan Turing Institute

“Machines that learn to see” Monday 8 May 2017  6:00 – 9:30pm The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG BOOK HERE As part of the BCS 60th anniversary celebrations this Lovelace lecture is free of charge.  Abstract  Machine vision works nowadays. Machines can: navigate using vision; separate object from background; recognise a… Read more »

The Once and Future Turing (Strachey Lecture)

18:00 31st October 2016 The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford In 1951, Christopher Strachey began his career in computing. He did so as a colleague of Alan Turing, who had inspired him with a ‘Utopian’ prospectus for programming. By that time, Turing had already made far-reaching and futuristic innovations, from the definition of computability and… Read more »

West Midlands: Cyber-security Information Sharing Partnership

“As part of my job with KPMG UK LLP, I’m working in conjunction with West Midlands Police promoting the Cyber-security Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP).  The CiSP, part of CERT-UK, is a joint industry government initiative to share cyber threat and vulnerability information in order to increase overall situational awareness of the cyber threat and therefore… Read more »

Strachey Lecture Series: ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future’

The University of Oxford Department of Computer Science is delighted to announce the latest lecture in the successful Strachey Lecture series. ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future’ Dr Demis Hassabis, co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, will deliver the Strachey Lecture at 17.00 on 24 February at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, OX1 3AZ Demis will draw on… Read more »