A resentful IT technician in the U.K. was sentenced to prison for launching cyber assaults against two of his former employers after he was dismissed by both.
Computing From ACM Careers | February 15, 2022
Elsevier says it helps prevent ransomware, but security researchers say the unique fingerprint the academic publisher adds to every download could be used to identify...Vice From ACM Careers | February 1, 2022
President Biden unveiled plans to retain international STEM students by permitting them to stay in the U.S. for up to three years of training on cultural-exchange...Reuters From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2022
Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, a 22-year-old computer science student in Indonesia, has converted as many as 1,000 of his selfies taken over the course of five years...Financial Express From ACM Careers | January 18, 2022
A computer system named the Problematic Paper Screener searches through published scientific research and seeks out nonsensical computer-generated "tortured phrases"...Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists From ACM Careers | January 13, 2022
An analysis of 2021 U.S. patent applications by IFI Claims Patent Services provides insight into the most innovative companies and R&D organizations.
IFI Claims Patent Services From ACM Careers | January 12, 2022
Errors in background checks are problematic for employers and potential employees, and problems could worsen with increased use of data collection, AI, and automation...TechTarget From ACM Careers | December 27, 2021
The wave of resignations impacting scores of industries this year has been felt acutely at Ubisoft, with current and former developers citing a range of factors...Axios From ACM Careers | December 22, 2021
More than a dozen of the largest corporations in America are joining an effort to prevent artificial intelligence software used by human resources departments from...The New York Times From ACM Careers | December 10, 2021
Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims he invented bitcoin, was told by a U.S. jury to pay $100 million in damages over claims that he cheated...Bloomberg From ACM Careers | December 7, 2021
MIT senior Max Williamson could have chosen a path toward Silicon Valley, but instead is using his background in computer science to tackle public policy issues...MIT News From ACM Careers | December 2, 2021
Scientific institutions worldwide need to do more to improve workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion, according to Nature's 2021 salary and job satisfaction...Nature From ACM Careers | November 30, 2021
Asking job candidates about previous pay when recruiting contributes to the gender pay gap by replicating pay gaps from other organizations, according to a study...BBC From ACM Careers | November 19, 2021