On Thursday, April 11, Rich Miner, co-founder of Android and Wildfire and partner at Google Ventures, came to speak at UMass Lowell, presented by UMass Lowell ACM as part of their speaker series and the Office of Alumni Relations as part of their alumni showcase.
Ever wondered what’s involved in building your own company? Or maybe you’ve got an idea for an amazing new product and want to know what to do about it? Join us on April 29th as Abby Fichtner (@HackerChick) presents: So You Want To Do a Startup?
Gary S. Miliefsky is a regular contributor and cover story author to Hakin9 Magazine. He is the founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of NetClarity, Inc, where he can be found at http://www.netclarity.net. Miliefsky is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the network security revolution.
Brendan Desilets will be presenting an interactive reading of Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home by Andrew Plotkin. Interactive fiction is a form of literature in which the reader plays the part of a character. With the mediation of a computer program, the reader decides, within limits, what a character will do, say, and even think.
We've got a few club updates for you after the board meeting today. We're working hard to build this club to make it top-notch. We've got a 'beta' tag on it for this semester while we work out the details, but that doesn't mean we can't provide some really cool events. Here's the news:
On February 13, Michael McGinty and the UML Cybersecurity Club will give an interactive introduction to the field of cybersecurity. The UMass Lowell ACM general meeting will start at 5:00, followed by the cybersecurity session at 5:20.
UMass Lowell ACM is proud to announce its MiniCourse series. MiniCourses are one-time, interactive tutorial sessions presented by faculty or students. Topics lined up include:
HTML5 Graphics and WebGL
Game Design and Development
Introduction to Cybersecurity
For the first time in several years, the University of Massachusetts Lowell will have a Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery. ACM is a national professional society for individuals and groups interested in all areas of Computing.