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
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers at DeepMind trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to guess missing words or characters from Greek inscriptions up to 2,600 years old.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence to detect inequalities in four U.K. cities using a combination of government statistics and images from Google...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 25, 2019
Researchers suggest that since ethical behavior is not consistent across societies, artificial intelligence systems should be flexible to reflect local law and...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2019
It's not the best version of Jingle Bells you'll ever hear—it's being played by a rubber robot hand. But the hand could point the way to better designs for robot...New Scientist From ACM News | December 20, 2018
Police in the UK want to predict serious violent crime using artificial intelligence, New Scientist can reveal. The idea is that individuals flagged by the system...New Scientist From ACM News | November 28, 2018