A brief farewell from Mike Hicks, outgoing co-editor at PL Perspectives, and a brief hello by Adrian Sampson, co-editor incoming!
After COVID, what do we want our conferences to look like? We will examine some options and ask you to fill out a survey.
FPGA-based accelerators have opened up a new frontier for accelerator design; instead of spending months building and fabricating silicon chips, programmers can buy a cloud instance to run custom hardware accelerators within hours. With the remarkable new hardware, there is a need for remarkable new software.
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Todd Millstein is joining PL Perspectives as co-Editor.
Can virtual conferences be better than physical conferences? I will discuss what SIGPLAN is doing to make virtual conferences the best they can be, what SIGPLAN is doing on inclusion, and what ACM is planning for the future of publications and Gold Open Access