ACM TechTalks

ACM members and non-members alike are welcome to attend our popular series of free TechTalks by expert industry professionals, distinguished ACM award laureates, and visionary researchers from industry and academia. Focused on keeping our global audience of busy practitioners at the forefront of technical trends, professional development, and emerging technologies, the TechTalks are also popular with students and educators. Recent talks have covered topics in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Big Data and Data Science, Blockchain, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, JavaScript, Microservices, Python, Quantum Computing, and more. Registration is free and the TechTalks can be attended both live and on-demand, on desktop and mobile devices. Check this page frequently for upcoming events as well as our on-demand archive. To subscribe to our TechTalk announcements, email learning@acm.org.

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"Integrating AWS Lambda with Your Majestic Monolith" With Luke Closs

In this talk, you'll learn what AWS Lambda is and how it can be useful as you evolve the architecture of your applications. We'll cover an overview of the technology, where and when you should consider using it, and practical considerations for deployment.

ACM Learning Center TechTalk Archive

ACM award winners, leading researchers, industry veterans, thought leaders, and innovators address today and tomorrow's hottest topics and issues in computing for busy practitioners, as well as educators, students, and researchers. Check out our archive of these ACM TechTalks, free for members and non-members alike.

TechTalks on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Talks from some of the leading visionaries and bleeding-edge researchers in AI/ML: Fei-Fei Li on visual intelligence in computers and ImageNet; Eric Horvitz on AI solutions in the open world; and Tom Mitchell on using ML to study how the brain creates and represents language.

Leveraging the ACM Code of Ethics Against Ethical Snake Oil and Dodgy Development

View the recent ACM TechTalk, "Leveraging the ACM Code of Ethics Against Ethical Snake Oil and Dodgy Development,"  on demand.  The talk was presented by Don Gotterbarn, Professor Emeritus, East Tennessee State University; Co-Chair, ACM Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE), and Marty Wolf, Professor, Bemidji State University; Co-Chair, ACM Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE). Keith Miller, Professor, University of Missouri – Saint Louis moderated the questions and answers session following the talk. Continue the discussion on ACM's Discourse Page.

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Data for Good: Ensuring the Responsible Use of Data to Benefit Society

View the recent ACM Tech Talk, "Data for Good: Ensuring the Responsible Use of Data to Benefit Society," on demand. The talk was presented by Jeannette Wing, Director of Data Science Institute at Columbia University and ACM Fellow. Paul Leidig, Professor and Director of the School of Computing and Information Systems at Grand Valley State University, moderated the questions and answers session following the talk. Continue the discussion on ACM's Discourse Page.

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