Data suggests that mass business closures and social-distancing edicts imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic are helping reduce the numbers of fevers recorded...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2020
Major technology companies have spent billions in the past three years to prevent election meddling, but new challenges are adding to their struggle in the run-up...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2020
Hillel Furstenberg of Israel's Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Yale University's Gregory Margulis share this year's Abel Prize in mathematics for trailblazing...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 20, 2020
The digital services churned out by the world's computer centers are multiplying, but their energy use is not, thanks to cloud computing, a new study says.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 28, 2020
Local authorities in the U.S. and Europe use predictive governance algorithms to assess people's risk of criminality, and base probation, jail time, and other decisions...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 13, 2020
Trucking companies are equipping drivers with wearable monitors that check for signs of fatigue, and notify them when it’s time to pull over and rest.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 7, 2020
Jigsaw has released a free tool, designed to help journalists identify doctored photos, including those generated through the use of artificial intelligence.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2020
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets)....The New York Times From ACM News | January 21, 2020