A silicone rubber submersible robot engineered by researchers at China's Zhejiang University successfully withstood the immense pressures in the Mariana trench....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
Art collector Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile, who bought a 10-second video clip for $67,000 even though it was freely available to watch, recently sold it for $6.6 million...Reuters From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
Pharmacy chains including CVS Health, Walmart, and Walgreens-Boots Alliance are collecting data from customers as they sign up for coronavirus vaccinations.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
The WE-FORGE data protection system uses an artificial intelligence version of the "canary trap," which distributes multiple false documents to conceal secrets....Dartmouth News From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2021
Researchers found that a botnet they have been following disguised one of its IP addresses in the bitcoin blockchain to guard against a command-and-control server...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2021
The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence's final report to Congress calls on the U.S. to enhance its AI skills as a means of countering China...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021
The Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index estimated the electricity used to mine bitcoins last year equaled the annual carbon footprint of Argentina.
...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021
An international team of researchers used computer algorithms and x-ray scanning to read a tightly folded letter sealed since 1697, without actually opening it....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021
The decision followed days of questions about whether the conference would continue its relationship with Google following the company's treatment of Ethical AI...VentureBeat From ACM News | March 3, 2021