A Common Standard to Fix Our Review Process (and oh, I was wrong about one thing)

We need a rubric for reviews to ensure our review process is fair.

The new life of SmartNICs

Programmable network controllers, SmartNICs, are an old concept, yet today they are seeing renewed interest and growing adoption in data centers and HPC systems. This blog post discusses...

John Hennessy and David Patterson Share ACM Turing Award

ACM recently announced that computer scientists John Hennessy and David Patterson have shared the 2017 ACM Turing Award. This blog post (a) gives a story–necessarily oversimplified–for how Hennessy & Patterson’s work fundamentally changed and accelerated computer architecture work and (b) includes Hennessy and Patterson’s Turing Lecture abstract.

Remembering Burton Smith

Burton Smith, a giant in the field of computer architecture, passed away on April 2, 2018.  His friends and colleagues remember him both as a special intellect, whose work underlies much...

ASPLOS 2018 Summary

Colonial Williamsburg is a “living museum.” Its pseudo-historical buildings mostly date the the 1930s, when history buffs imagined what the early settlement might have looked like and set...

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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 7, 2018 in Orlando, FL
Call for Papers: ICCD 2018
September 30, 2018 in Raleigh
Call for Papers: IISWC 2018
August 6, 2018 in Santa Clara, USA
Call for Presentations: Flash Memory Summit
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Calls for Participation

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

June 2, 2018 in Los Angeles
ISCA 2018 Workshops
June 2, 2018 in Los Angeles
ISCA 2018
April 2, 2018 in Belfast, Ireland
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