Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A public service as campaign called "She Can STEM" aims to encourage girls ages 11 to 15 to get involved in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2018
Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company ...The New York Times From ACM News | August 1, 2018
For Anthony Nighswander, rock-bottom unemployment is both a headache and an opportunity. For businesses and workers, it could be the key to reversing one of the...The New York Times From ACM Careers | June 28, 2018
Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold down two demanding jobs simultaneously: head...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 31, 2018
American news outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Daily Star abruptly blocked access to their websites from Europe on Friday...The New York Times From ACM News | May 25, 2018
More than a second before a self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the vehicle's computer system determined it needed to brake...The New York Times From ACM Careers | May 24, 2018
Two technology booms—some people might call them frenzies—are combining to turn a once-obscure type of microprocessor into a must-have but scarce commodity.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 11, 2018
At a conference in Silicon Valley this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, vowed that his company would "keep building" despite a swirl of questions...The New York Times From ACM News | May 7, 2018
Past the end of a remote mountain road, down a rutted dirt track, in a concrete house that lacked running water but bristled with smartphones, 13 members of an...The New York Times From ACM News | April 27, 2018
The United States undercut China's technology ambitions on Tuesday, advancing a new rule that would limit the ability of Chinese telecommunications companies to...The New York Times From ACM News | April 18, 2018
When Zbynek Frolik needed new employees to handle surging orders at his cavernous factories in central Bohemia, he fanned advertisements across the Czech Republic...The New York Times From ACM News | April 17, 2018
Entrepreneurs, companies, and governments look to use databases like Blockchain—often independent of Bitcoin—to solve some of the most intractable issues facing...The New York Times From ACM News | April 3, 2018
What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something...The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2018
Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...The New York Times From ACM News | January 29, 2018