Scientists evaluated eight artificial intelligence-based pedestrian detectors used in driverless car research, and found they may have difficulty detecting children...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 23, 2023
A multi-institutional team of researchers developed malware to extract caller information by screening vibration data from ear speakers recorded by a smartphone's...Texas A&M Engineering News From ACM TechNews | August 23, 2023
A driverless Cruise taxi with a passenger collided with a fire truck Thursday night, just one week after state officials allowed the service to expand.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 21, 2023
How hard is it to prove that problems are hard to solve? Meta-complexity theorists have been asking questions like this for decades. A string of recent results...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | August 21, 2023
Rice University and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur have announced the first recipients of the Rice-IITK Strategic Collaboration Awards program, which...Rice University From ACM TechNews | August 18, 2023
University of Massachusetts Amherst's Brian Levine and a dozen computer scientists have developed a computational model that evaluates customer reviews of social...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2023
Bank of Ireland has fixed technical problems that allowed some customers to withdraw or transfer funds above what was in their accounts, it said Wednesday after...Reuters From ACM News | August 16, 2023
Jon Hillis is using digital technologies to create a network of self-generating co-living communities like Neighborhood Zero outside Austin, TX, to help decentralize...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2023
A collective of designers in London have "digitally repatriated" the Rosetta Stone by creating a three-dimensional digital representation of the relic that people...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2023
Researchers at NIST suggest good strategies for talking to kids about online privacy and security, from a young age through high school.
National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM News | August 14, 2023