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 have devised a viable "quantum entanglement witness" for proving the existence of spooky quantum entanglement in solid materials.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2021
University of California, Riverside computer scientists have developed a tool that cripples botnets by fooling them into exposing their Internet of Things command...University of California, Riverside From ACM TechNews | November 8, 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
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said Clearview AI violated domestic privacy laws by collecting images from Websites without Australians' consent...Reuters 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
An international research team developed a visual analytics tool to address challenges faced by child welfare specialists using machine learning models to screen...MIT News From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2021
Scientists say climate change is now the primary driver of extreme wildfires in the western U.S., with global warming largely responsible for conditions fueling...Los Angeles Times From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2021
Firefighting robots can enter buildings that human firefighters cannot. Researchers are working to develop firefighting robots that can make decisions autonomously...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
A ninth grader at Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico won the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize at the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering contest.
Albuquerque Journal From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
A risk prediction model tailored to Black women has been developed for use in primary care settings to identify those at higher-than-average risk of breast cancer...Boston University From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021