CACM VIDEO PROMOTIONS

Video producer for the Communications of the ACM based in New York.

This is the communications team of  The Association for Computing Machinery. These video assignments include setting up and conducting interviews with  senior academeic authors, producing appropriate visuals, sound tracks, voice over and final selection of interview content. Script preparation, presentation and overall design of video is required. Each video accommpanies articles in the published online journal.

The Future Is Big Graphs: A Community View on Graph Processing Systems

SEPTEMBER 2021

Prof Angela Bonifati talks about Big Graphs, for the ACM video for the September edition 
‘The Future is Big Graphs’…. a very timely subject with important work around COVID19 research.

>Published video and featured front cover on September 2021 CACM

The Dogged Pursuit of Bug-Free C Programs: The Frama-C Software Analysis Platform

AUGUST 2021

I interviewed Nikolai Kosmatov in Palaiseau France for the Contributed Article in the August 2021 CACM.

> VIEW HERE Published video and featured front cover on August 2021 CACM

Safe Systems Programming in Rust

APRIL 2021

I interviewed Derek Dreyer and Ralf Jung for the Contributed Article in the April 2021 CACM. A particularly challenging video as this was conducted remotely due to the COVID19 restrictions

> VIEW HERE Published video and featured article on April 2021 CACM

AZERTY amélioré: Computational Design on a National Scale

FEBRUARY 2021

Anna Maria Feit discusses “AZERTY amélioré: Computational Design on a National Scale,” a Contributed Article in the February 2021 CACM.

>Published video and featured front cover on February 2021 CAC

BIOMETRIC APPROACH FOR GENDER GAP

MAY 2020

Women are underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in most countries. This study used Bibliometric approaches  to detect the gender gap and to determine possible reasons for it.

Published video on CACM

Cyber Warranties: Market Fix or Marketing Trick?
April 2020

Reviewing how Cyber warranties may succeed in avoiding the sales phenomenon ‘ The Market for Lemons’

Published video on CACM

Compressed Linear Algebra for Declarative Large-Scale Machine Learning

MAY 2019

Reviewing how Large-scale Machine Learning (ML) algorithms. Why is it crucial for performance to fit the data into single-node or distributed main memory to enable fast matrix-vector operations? The paper reviews this.

Published video on CACM

Face2face Real-Time Face Capture and Reenactment of RGB Videos

JANUARY 2019

Face2Face is an approach for real-time facial reenactment of a monocular target video sequence for example a YouTube. The research project  proposes online transfer of facial expressions of a source actor captured by an RGB sensor to a target actor.

Published video on CACM

Information Hiding: Challenges for Forensic Experts

JANUARY 2018

Information hiding is a research domain that covers a wide spectrum of methods that are used to make (secret) data difficult to notice. Due to improvements in network defenses such techniques are recently gaining an increasing attention from actors like cybercriminals, terrorist and state-sponsored groups as they allow to store data or to cloak communication in a way that is not easily discoverble

Published video on CACM

Contest Theory

MAY 2017

A variety of Internet online services are designed based on contests. A central question in contest theory is: How to allocate prizes to maximize a desired objective? The objective may be to maximize the utility of production to the agent who solicits solutions to a task, or to the whole society.

Published video on CACM

Computing History outside UK and USA some selected Landmarks from Continental Europe

FEBRUARY 2017

A review of european computing history from a Zurich based historian. A rich background to some of the innovations from 17th century to early 19th century.

Published video on CACM