Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
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There's a meme on Instagram, circulated by a group called "Born Liberal." A fist holds a cluster of strings, reaching down into people with television sets for...Wired From ACM News | December 17, 2018
Last week, as thousands of Central American migrants made their way northward through Mexico, walking a treacherous route toward the US border, talk of "the caravan...Wired From ACM News | November 1, 2018
Philip K. Dick was living a few miles north of San Francisco when he wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which envisioned a world where artificially intelligent...Wired From ACM News | October 11, 2018
A few years ago—the company won't say exactly when—some engineers at Apple began to think the iPhone's camera could be made smarter using newly powerful machine...Wired From ACM News | September 26, 2018
Sixty-six percent of links to popular sites shared on Twitter stem from automated accounts, including legitimate accounts from organizations that schedule tweets...Wired From ACM TechNews | April 11, 2018
Consumers have long wondered just what Google and Facebook know about them, and who else can access their personal data. But internet giants have little incentive...Wired From ACM News | March 19, 2018
Five years ago, US law enforcement served Microsoft a search warrant for emails as part of a US drug trafficking investigation. In response, Microsoft handed over...Wired From ACM News | February 27, 2018
The field of cybersecurity is obsessed with preventing and detecting breaches, finding every possible strategy to keep hackers from infiltrating your digital inner...Wired From ACM News | February 8, 2018
When you consider the nagging privacy risks of online advertising, you may find comfort in the thought of a vast, abstract company like Pepsi or Nike viewing you...Wired From ACM News | October 18, 2017
Thomas Reardon puts a terrycloth stretch band with microchips and electrodes woven into the fabric—a steampunk version of jewelry—on each of his forearms.
...Backchannel/Wired From ACM News | September 15, 2017