French tax officials used artificial intelligence to identify over 20,0000 undeclared private swimming pools, constituting about €10 million (over $10 million)...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 31, 2022
Fuelled by hype and hysteria, the market in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies went from an obscure niche to a $3-trillion industry. Then the house of cards collapsed...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | July 12, 2022
Brownies, the second-youngest section of Girlguiding (scouting) in the U.K. for girls aged 7–10, are learning to code, while Guides (ages 10-14) are working with...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2022
A Russian armored convey headed toward Kyiv was halted by night ambushes by Ukrainian special forces and drone operators who are part of an air reconnaissance unit...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2022
An early-alert system managed by the U.S. Geological Survey on Monday warned Californians of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake by phone, seconds before it struck.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 22, 2021
A new U.K. government standard for transparency requires ministers and public entities to disclose the underlying architecture of algorithms they use for decision...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 1, 2021
Researchers at Twitter found that the social media platform amplifies more tweets from rightwing politicians and news outlets than content from leftwing sources...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | October 25, 2021
Privacy activists warn the Moscow metro's Face Pay facial recognition payment system constitutes a sinister move by Russia to monitor and control its people.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 20, 2021
Australian privacy commissioner Angelene Falk said facial recognition technology used in 700 Australian 7-Eleven stores interfered with customer privacy.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2021