Quantum computers, once thought to be "superior" to classical computers, increasingly are being seen as yet another accelerator…
From ACM NewsR. Colin Johnson Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 22, 2022
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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
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
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
Faced with so much new music, major labels are using algorithms to hunt down tomorrow's hits. Is this great news for rising stars – or the recipe for a bland new...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | June 28, 2021
The Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index estimated the electricity used to mine bitcoins last year equaled the annual carbon footprint of Argentina.
...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021