A group of arms control advocates, humans rights groups, and technologists is lobbying the United Nations to craft a global decree that bans autonomous weapons....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Before Kim Slingerland downloaded the Fun Kid Racing app for her then-5-year-old son, Shane, she checked to make sure it was in the family section of the Google...The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2018
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
Several Silicon Valley startups are developing technology that can be applied to small helicopters and other passenger aircraft to allow for autonomous flight.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 5, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018
Researchers have developed a rotary actuated dodecahedron sampler, a device for studying soft sea creatures such as jellyfish or squid in their natural habitats...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2018
They perch on poles and glare from streetlamps. Some hang barely visible in the ceiling of the subway, and others seem to stretch out on braced necks and peer into...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 16, 2018
When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities...The New York Times From ACM News | July 11, 2018
U.K. researchers have created a virtual reality environment that allows biochemists studying a molecule to perform tasks nearly 10 times faster than on a screen...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 6, 2018
Computer scientists at Stanford University and Google have created technology that can track time down to 100 billionths of a second. It could be just what Wall...The New York Times From ACM News | June 29, 2018