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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Mining the Margins to Save Lives
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Mining the Margins to Save Lives

Using artificial intelligence to ensure fewer donated kidneys are discarded, and that food donations make it to those in need via what is fast becoming an Internet...

Protecting Children's Privacy Online
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Protecting Children's Privacy Online

Assuring youngsters they can use websites without giving away their personal information is not child's play.

Data in the Wild Might be Key to Better Public Health
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Data in the Wild Might be Key to Better Public Health

"Social determinants of health have really come to the forefront in terms of who has been most greatly impacted."

The Doctor Will Hear You Soon
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The Doctor Will Hear You Soon

The vocal biomarker community is getting louder.  

'Are You Real?'
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'Are You Real?'

An ecosystem is emerging for ‘digital human’ development.

Partnering With AI
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Partnering With AI

Human-machine interaction gets a fresh look.

Pandemic Makes Modeling's Importance Clear
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Pandemic Makes Modeling's Importance Clear

The number of COVID-19 models was growing so numerous that one laboratory created a COVID-19 forecasting hub featuring an ensemble output of numerous models.

A ­RLephant Emergency?
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A ­RLephant Emergency?

Concerns about ensuring website identity and security.

Managing with Technology
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Managing with Technology

Human Resources departments are taking advantage of the workforce management capabilities provided by artificial intelligence.

Exploring Cyber Resilience for Electricity
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Exploring Cyber Resilience for Electricity

Challenges face the use of microgrids, but they hold the potential for increased grid security.

Seeding a Level Playing Field for 'Dr. AI'
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Seeding a Level Playing Field for 'Dr. AI'

Algorithms must be trained on current health data to be useful.

Propaganda Bots vs. Transparency
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Propaganda Bots vs. Transparency

An electoral 'arms race.'

Enhancing Disease Modeling
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Enhancing Disease Modeling

Computational math and biology yield sophisticated guidance for public health officials.

Modeling Gun Violence as a Contagion
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Modeling Gun Violence as a Contagion

Using data to try to keep people from getting shot.

Pollsters' Failures Signal Need For Changes
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Pollsters' Failures Signal Need For Changes

For opinion researchers, the unexpected outcomes of the Brexit vote and the U.S. presidential election signals it is time to reassess the kinds of data they gather...

Computer Models Help Fight Climate Change
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Computer Models Help Fight Climate Change

Salt marsh modeling holds the potential to protect coastal locations from rising sea levels.

Digitizing Photography's 'genome'
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Digitizing Photography's 'genome'

Bringing computer science to art history.

You Can Run, but You Cannot Hide
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You Can Run, but You Cannot Hide

Computerized methods turn up evidence of cheating in marathons.

The Road to Regulating Self-Driving Cars Is Long, Winding
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The Road to Regulating Self-Driving Cars Is Long, Winding

Real-world use of autonomous vehicles will depend on how they are evaluated, and whether federal regulators have the expertise to lead evaluation efforts.

The Data Lake Concept Is Maturing
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The Data Lake Concept Is Maturing

Meeting the needs of the new era of big data analytics.
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