Data suggests that Russians are downloading and making local copies of Wikipedia, following reports that Russia's censorship office had threatened to block it.
...Slate From ACM Careers | March 23, 2022
Computer programmers and volunteer "information warriors" are attempting to counter Russian propaganda and information suppression concerning the Ukraine invasion...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | March 21, 2022
You can build the best technology, but if it doesn't meet real needs, it becomes a misdirected effort. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) helps ensure technologies...Eunice Sari From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2022
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