Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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Researchers used three-dimensional printing to create a robotic elephant trunk that uses artificial intelligence to emulate how sensory input triggers synaptic ...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 19, 2021
Researchers have sent entangled photons between two 35-kilogram drones located a kilometer apart, a development that could pave the way for quantum encryption.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2021
A machine learning system can be used with voice assistants to detect typing on touchscreens nearby, using artificial intelligence (AI) tools to determine what...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2020
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Groups of hackers are stealing millions of dollars through cryptojacking, which works by illicitly harnessing the computing power of thousands to mine cryptocurrency...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2019
An artificial intelligence-based lie detector system will be used on international travelers during a six-month pilot program at border crossings in Hungary, Latvia...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2018
Many computer users incorrectly believe private browsing protects them against computer viruses, targeted ads, geolocation, and tracking by employers and governments...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 18, 2018
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's LabSix artificial intelligence team has demonstrated the first example of a three-dimensional object becoming "adversarial"...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2017
Internet service providers can access the data on Internet-connected devices people use in their homes, even when those devices are set up to protect users' privacy...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2017
How much of your privacy would you trade for a smarter home? Internet service providers (ISPs) can peek at the internet-connected devices people use in their own...New Scientist From ACM News | August 28, 2017