Digital Maps of the Future: Carto BOF at SIGGRAPH 2015

Image: Projected detailed visualization of a digital atlas created by Theresa-Marie Rhyne, 2015. Courtesy Theresa-Marie Rhyne Today, we often use step-by-step navigation software like Global Positioning Systems (GPS), instructions from web sites like Map Quest, or our Map Apps on smart … Continued

Noteworthy News You May Have Missed from SIGGRAPH 2015

Amid all of the education, demonstrations, and networking at SIGGRAPH 2015, chances are you missed something worth discovering. Not to worry! SIGGRAPH 2015 received plenty of media attention and we’ve rounded up of some of the most noteworthy news items … Continued

Spend a Week at SIGGRAPH Student Program

One of the core components of ACM SIGGRAPH is its first-class educational support. The community accomplishes this through a variety of avenues.  Today we are exploring the Spend a Week at SIGGRAPH Student Program, which focuses on underrepresented groups who … Continued

What to Expect at SIGGRAPH 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 is fast approaching and we want you to be ready, so we sat down with Conference Chair Marc J. Barr to learn what has inspired the planning process for what promises to be a true “Xroads” for technological … Continued

Academy Sci-Tech Awards: The SIGGRAPH Connection

From the facial animation heralded in “Benjamin Button,” to the destruction of cities in “Transformers,” and the sculptural artistry of the characters in “Pacific Rim” and the “Avengers,” much of the effects on screen are computer generated — and this … Continued

ACM SIGGRAPH congratulates ACM Fellow Adam Finkelstein

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Recently I had a delightful conversation with Adam Finkelstein, a newly awarded ACM Fellow. Fellowship is a prestigious honor bestowed upon ACM members who have made significant contributions to computing, and is awarded to a mere one percent of the … Continued

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