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
A team of researchers from NYU's Public Safety Lab will use data science techniques to study the impacts of pretrial detention in more than 1,000 U.S. counties....New York University From ACM Careers | February 11, 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
Human error by an employee within the Computer Science Department caused a massive leak of personal information of all active students in California State Polytechnic...The Poly Post 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
A world-renowned subway signals guru named Pete Tomlin is giving riders their best chance at faster, more reliable subway trips—if transit officials can get the...New York Daily News From ACM Careers | February 5, 2019
Before he started the whole alien spaceship thing last year, the chairman of Harvard University's astronomy department was known for public lectures on modesty....The Washington Post 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
The US Federal government is in the midst of the longest gap in funding for many of its agencies in history. As the "shutdown" extends into a second month, the...Ars Technica From ACM Careers | January 25, 2019