Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A artificial intelligence system based on genetic evolution has learned to automatically evade online censorship by repressive governments.
University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, & Natural Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2019
A new device combines radar technology with artificial intelligence to detect unattended children or animals left in vehicles when the driver leaves with 100% accuracy...University of Waterloo News (CA) From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2019
IBM has launched a global weather model that it says offers more accurate forecasts for the entire world and can provide details for regions as small as two miles...CNBC From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2019
Researchers have found Russia's Internet censorship laws have troubling implications for online freedom in the U.S. and other countries that share its decentralized...University of Michigan From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
A new mandatory national registration scheme calls for drone users in the U.K. to pass an online test and pay a £9 annual fee, or face a £1,000 fine.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
South African software developers in the fintech and cloud services sectors are the most highly paid developers, according to the “2019 State of South Africa's...ITWeb (South Africa) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Computer scientists are using the artificial intelligence techniques of automated planning and reinforcement learning to train a robot to find an object in a cluttered...University of Leeds (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Artificial intelligence researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a system that detects when someone is eating and calculates their carbohydrate...Stevens Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers found two flaws impacting Intel and STMicroelectronics central processing units that hackers could exploit to steal or doctor data on billions of devices...Worcester Polytechnic Institute From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Danish software developer David Heinemeier Hansson cited apparent gender discrimination in the Apple Card algorithm, spurring an investigation into Apple Card partner...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers in South Korea have developed a biometric system that uses a transducer to generate vibrations and sound waves that can be used to identify individuals...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019