ACM TechTalks

ACM members and non-member 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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"Rust: In It for the Long Haul" with Carol Nichols

Learn what makes the programming language Rust a unique technology, such as the memory safety guarantees that enable more people to write performant systems-level code. Hear about how Rust Editions evolve the language and the compiler without breaking existing code. See who’s trusting Rust for critical products today. Join us on Rust’s journey to the future.

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.

PyTorch: A Modern Library for Machine Learning

Register now for the next ACM TechTalk, "PyTorch: A Modern Library for Machine Learning," presented on Monday, December 16 by Adam Paszke, co-author and maintainer of PyTorch. Erik Meijer, Director of Engineering at Facebook, Founder and CEO of Applied Duality, and member of the ACM Queue Editorial Board, will moderate the questions and answers session following the talk. Continue the discussion on ACM's Discourse Page.

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Seven Unbreakable Rules of Software Leadership

Register now for the upcoming ACM TechTalk, "Seven Unbreakable Rules of Software Leadership," presented on Tuesday, January 07, at 1 pm ET by Steve McConnell, CEO and Chief Software Engineer, Construx Software. Will Tracz, Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus (retired); Former chair, ACM SIGSOFT, will moderate the questions and answers session following the talk. Continue the discussion on ACM's Discourse Page.

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