An early-warning earthquake app's failure to alert Los Angeles residents of tremors from two quakes in July prompted an upgrade so weaker tremors will set off warnings...The Los Angeles Times From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Wyoming has mandated that all its K-12 public schools offer computer science, in an effort to transition from its economic reliance on fossil-fuel industries.
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Technology can detect nuances in the human voice that offer clues to a person's likely location, medical conditions, and even physical features.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Researchers have incorporated blockchain into energy systems, which could serve to expand the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Hackers at this year's Def Con hacker conference successfully exploited weaknesses in U.S. voting systems, demonstrating that many machines could be hijacked and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Virtual reality workplace training provider Talespin has developed virtual characters to train people in soft management skills such as firing employees.
...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona have used supercomputer simulations to understand how galaxies such as the Milky Way come into existence.
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Apple has launched an intiative called [AR]T, a curation of augmented reality art featured in a series of guided walks in New York City's Central Park.
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Researchers at universities across Canada are helping the country prepare for the coming autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle revolution, while raising Canada's...The Globe and Mail From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2019
Researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a technique that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby's heartbeat continuously at...Stevens Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2019
Researchers at the Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine in Germany have developed software to help make sense of vast datasets generated by modern light microscopy...Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
Researchers at the University of Lincoln found that computers are more accurate than humans at detecting photos that have undergone face morphing, a digital manipulation...University of Lincoln From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
Startups and large healthcare organizations are developing tools designed to give parents frequent updates on what is happening to their children during surgeries...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019