Training and Education Article Archive

  • Martin Cooper chats with Dr Alastair Donaldson about his recent BCS Roger Needham Award and why parallelism is both difficult to achieve yet essential to technology’s advancement.
  • Multimedia Editor Justin Richards recently interviewed this year’s Lovelace Medal winner, Professor Georg Gottlob, who is currently leading an international group on web data extraction and wrangling.
  • Connor Morley and Diane Gan, from the CSAFE Research Centre at the University of Greenwich, discuss a new tool for detecting and accessing TrueCrypt containers.
  • A round-up of the best debates and observations about technology’s role in modern life, taken from the BCS Voices website. Check out the site and have your say too.
  • Dr Guru Banavar, VP of Cognitive Computing at IBM Research, gave the 2017 Turing Lecture - an overview of cognitive computing - to packed audiences in London, Cardiff, Dublin and Belfast. BCS editor Justin Richards MBCS summarises some of the key points from this prestigious lecture.
  • James Davenport FBCS CITP explains the history, heritage and also the future of the world’s largest programming competition and how he helped to build a UK team.
  • Whatever your views about the UK’s readiness to take advantage of its new position outside the EU, there are many aspects of our economy where UK PLC is already a leading global brand: language, literature, music, television and the arts are among them but what about our role in education?
  • Paul D Jagger FBCS, Business Area Manager and Learning Consultant for IBM Learning Development (Europe), hails a new era of learner experience.
  • As part of London Tech Week, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, hosted the official kick start to the new Digital IT Apprenticeships on 22 June at the IET, Savoy Place.
  • Cybersecurity will become an integral part of computing science education in the UK thanks to a coordinated approach from the BCS, the Council for Professors and Heads of Computing, (ISC)2 and the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Cabinet Office.