S2Group Researchers receive JSS best paper award
Roberto Verdecchia (VU), Patricia Lago (VU), and Ivano Malavolta (VU), jointly with Philippe Kruchten (University of British Columbia), were awarded with the best paper award of the Journal of Systems and Software (JSS).
The research, titled “Building and evaluating a theory of architectural technical debt in software-intensive systems”, presents a theory of architectural techical debt, a software development phenomenon which causes losses in the order of millions to IT companies each year. The research was selected among the top 0.3% of all submissions.
CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck sports some big names: its CEO is Jordan Tigani, founding engineer at Google’s BigQuery, Google’s fully managed data analysis platform. A big part of the $47.5 million funding comes from Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent venture capital firm, specialized in technology startups.
Breaking ground as the first international conference on Hybrid Human Artificial Intelligence, HHAI22 held its first-ever in-person meeting in Amsterdam in the summer of 2022, establishing the beginnings of an international research community. ADS contributed to the conference by hosting a Meetup around the topic of Hybrid Intelligence.
There are legal rules and ethical frameworks, but little or no practical guidance on responsible design. In her inaugural lecture “System error, please restart”, Nanda Piersma argues what ‘responsible’ means and how we can carry out the (further) development of IT systems in such a way that they earn our trust.