Machine-learning techniques are producing results that are misleading and often wrong, contributing to the reproducibility crisis in science, says Genevera Allen...BBC News From ACM Careers | February 19, 2019
Cornell University scientists are examining how big data, machine learning, and digital surveillance may exacerbate racial and social inequities.
Cornell University From ACM Careers | February 14, 2019
A few years ago, the leaders of the College Board, the folks who administer the SAT college entrance exam, asked themselves a radical question: Of all the skills...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order on February 11 meant to shore up our competitive position in the international race for AI supremacy, but it is short...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 13, 2019
The US leads the world in artificial intelligence technology. Decades of federal research funding, industrial and academic research, and streams of foreign talent...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 12, 2019
Machine learning techniques are making computers a surprising new partner in citizen science projects dealing with massively increasing amounts of data.
University of Minnesota From ACM Careers | February 7, 2019
As reporters and editors find themselves the victims of layoffs at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains alike, journalism generated by machine is...The New York Times From ACM News | February 5, 2019
Fueled by big data and AI, demand for data science skills is growing exponentially, according to job sites. The supply of skilled applicants, however, is growing...TechTarget From ACM Careers | February 1, 2019
Columbia University neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. The advance marks a critical step toward...Columbia University From ACM Careers | February 1, 2019
Demographics will determine who gets hit worst by automation and AI, according to Brookings. In the case of gender, men will be getting the short end of the stick...Recode From ACM Careers | January 29, 2019
Two weeks ago, MIT's David Autor gave the prestigious Richard T. Ely lecture at the annual meeting of American economists in Atlanta. Introduced by the former chair...NPR From ACM Opinion | January 15, 2019
A West Virginia University physics student helped create a machine-learning model that has the potential to make searching for energy and environmental materials...West Virginia University From ACM Careers | January 11, 2019
A team of Duke University researchers won the 2018 PoetiX Literary Creative Turing Test contest for an algorithm that composed the most "human-like" sonnets.
The Chronicle From ACM TechNews | January 2, 2019
A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2019