San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has banned the use of facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes by police and other agencies in the city.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a device that can capture an image of your retina and automatically detect signs of diabetic blindness.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 25, 2019
The Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India, is working with Google artificial intelligence scientists to automate the identification of diabetic retinopathy.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 11, 2019
Researchers in the U.S. and China have developed a system that uses artificial intelligence to automatically diagnose common childhood conditions.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2019
As reporters and editors find themselves the victims of layoffs at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains alike, journalism generated by machine is...The New York Times From ACM News | February 5, 2019
Expert discussions on artificial intelligence took place last week in support potentially arrive at consensual recommendations for AI policy by the summer.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 23, 2019
A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans...The New York Times From ACM News | January 3, 2019
In early December, researchers at DeepMind, the artificial-intelligence company owned by Google's parent corporation, Alphabet Inc., filed a dispatch from the frontiers...The New York Times From ACM News | December 26, 2018
The advancement of machine learning via neural networks is stoking concerns of artificial intelligence being used for mass manipulation and misinformation.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 27, 2018
Some of the most critical work in advancing China's technology goals takes place in a former cement factory in the middle of the country's heartland, far from the...The New York Times From ACM Careers | November 26, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute aims to expand the boundaries of technology and protect people when that technology or its users...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to improve data analysis to better understand earthquakes, predict their behavior, and warn of seismic events faster...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2018
The ACM Future of Computing Academy is calling for researchers to specify the potentially negative societal aspects of artificial intelligence technologies, as...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018