A Decade of Mobile Computing

The smartphone is the most pervasive mobile computing device on the planet. There are over 2.1 billion devices worldwide, and this number is rising sharply as smartphone penetration...

A Vision of Persistence

For decades, memory systems have relied on DRAM for capacity, SRAMs for speed and then turned programmers loose with malloc(), free(), and pthreads to build an amazing array of useful,...

Thoughts on ISCA44

The 44th ISCA just wrapped up. This year it was held in Toronto, which proved to be a great location owning in no small part to great local organizing and participation. I find attending...

Freedom vs. Security in Computer Systems

Is it time to consider designing and operating computer systems with an “off-by-default” attitude to proactively defend against such attacks?

Democratizing Design for Future Computing Platforms

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) has been working hard on various white papers over the past couple of months and slowly releasing them. You can see all of them here. Today, we...

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Announcements of book and tool releases, calls for award nominations, SIGARCH-focused announcements.

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Calls for Contributions

Calls for papers, tutorials, workshops, presentations and other technical contributions.

October 14, 2017 in Boston
Call for Papers: NOCARC 2017
November 28, 2017 in Milpitas, CA
Call for Presentations: 7th RISC-V Workshop
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Calls for Participation

Information on registering and attending conferences, workshops and other events.

September 9, 2017 in Portland, USA
PACT 2017
October 15, 2017 in Boson, MA
OpenPiton Tutorial
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