Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
From ACM NewsArnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 21, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Human Rights Watch warns a flawed algorithm for calculating monthly social security benefits in Britain is causing hunger, debt, and psychological distress.
The Next Web From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
Researchers developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that is almost as accurate as a physician in diagnosing Covid-19 in the lungs and distinguishing Covid...University of Central Florida From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
A new algorithm trains an adversarial bot to automatically identify and exploit the weaknesses of master game bots trained by deep reinforcement learning algorithms...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Julie Shah and her team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology build robots that can learn from demonstration, understand humans, and truly collaborate.
Bennie Mols Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | October 1, 2020
A new research paper by the Allen Institute for AI says pretrained language models "are prone to generating racist, sexist, or otherwise toxic language, which...Fortune From ACM News | September 29, 2020
Rutgers University researchers have trained a camera-linked artificial intelligence to read the tactile properties of an object when presented with a photograph...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2020
A small study shows artificial intelligence can pick out individuals with coronavirus infections, but ophthalmologists and AI experts say the approach is far from...The Scientist From ACM News | September 29, 2020
The Trump administration announced a research and development agreement on artificial intelligence with the U.K., designed to advance cooperation on development...The Hill From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Cambridge have developed a method that builds automatic databases using natural language processing...Argonne National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
Twitter has issued an apology for an image-cropping algorithm deemed racist after users found it would automatically focus on white faces over black ones.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Computer models developed by researchers at the University of Wyoming use artificial intelligence to identify images of wild animals in camera-trap photographs....University of Wyoming From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence named artificial intelligence researcher Regina Barzilay the first recipient of its new award for...STAT From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020