Researchers in South Korea have developed a biometric system that uses a transducer to generate vibrations and sound waves that can be used to identify individuals...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
Researchers have developed robots that can demilitarize up to 21 warheads in an eight-hour shift, which equates to 13,524 bomblets being recycled per day.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2019
In the summer of 2017, a group of young political activists in the United Kingdom figured out how to use the popular dating app Tinder to attract new supporters...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
Researchers have developed a semiautomated system that could have identified in seconds malicious chips reportedly inserted into computer systems by the Chinese...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2018
Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security is an artificial intelligence program that uses machine learning algorithms to predict where poaching is likely to occur...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 11, 2018
The security of the Internet of Things could depend on its constituent hardware being "patchable" so it can adapt to future threats, write several experts.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2017
Keeping bitcoin running via the process of "mining" consumes a staggering amount of electricity, and experts are investigating energy-saving solutions.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2017
Researchers hypothesize that robots that understand ethical issues would be able to observe interactions between patients and caregivers, and intervene when needed...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 3, 2017
The argument that consciousness is computable--and instillable within machines--cannot be verified or refuted until a measurable theory of consciousness becomes...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 2, 2017
I stand firm in the opinion that it's my basic, human right to binge-watch six hours of trashy detective shows on a Friday night with a silent phone in my lap and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | April 14, 2017
As artificial intelligence technologies increasingly are deployed to meet industrial and personal needs, the field will need to address its lack of ethnic and gender...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2016