USACM Co-Chair Receives ACM SIGCAS 2004 Making a Difference Award
USACM Co-Chair Gene Spafford was recently awarded the ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society (SIGCAS) 2004 â€œMaking a Difference Award.â€ The award is given annually to an individual nationally recognized for work related to the interaction of computers and society. The recipient is a leader in promoting awareness of ethical and social issues in computing. The recipients of this award and the award itself encourage responsible action by computer professionals.
SIGCAS brings together computer professionals, specialists in other fields, and the public at large to address concerns and raise awareness about the ethical and societal impact of computers.