A neural network model developed by researchers at Canada's University of Waterloo enables computer-based analysis of text in 11 African languages.
Waterloo News (Canada) From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2021
A new database shows the movement of the river centerlines of the 48 most threatened deltas in the world over the past 40 years.
University of Texas at Austin News From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2021
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Cambridge found universities' value judgments about research have been tied to social media platforms.
University of Cambridge Faculty of Education News (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2021
Japan's Inamori Foundation has named Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih recipient of the international Kyoto Prize in advanced technology.
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2021
The International Boxing Association used an artificial intelligence system to evaluate judges and referees before clearing them for the current men's world championships...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
A July 2020 drone crash was the first known case of a "modified unmanned aircraft system likely being used in the U.S. to specifically target energy infrastructure...CNN From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
The World Bank's Climate Warehouse program is consulting with cryptocurrency startups like the Chia Network to build a "public-good layer" for climate.
Bloomberg Green From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2021
Researchers have developed an algorithm which they say is 91% accurate in predicting suicidal thoughts and behavior (STB) among adolescents.
Brigham Young University From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2021
An international team of scientists used supercomputing to strengthen existing antibiotics' effectiveness against bacterial resistance.
University of Portsmouth (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2021