While YouTube has reduced how often its algorithm recommends conspiracy theory-related videos, its progress in dealing with conspiracy theories has been uneven....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
Researchers at Slovakian Internet security company ESET discovered that billions of devices are affected by a Wi-Fi vulnerability that allows nearby attackers to...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
Mats Jarlstrom was fined $500 for criticizing the timing of traffic lights. He sued, won, and now his formula will help traffic engineers around the world.
Institute for Justice From ACM News | March 2, 2020
Maryland officials said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have run facial recognition searches on millions of state driver's license photos without...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
Researchers combined virtual reality with three-dimensional motion-capture technology to help patients perform physiotherapy exercises at home.
University of Warwick News & Events From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
A Brookings Institution study predicts the next wave of artificial intelligence-driven automation will target white-collar professions like marketing specialists...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
Employers are providing workers with high-tech tools to help them get more sleep, in the hope of improving productivity and reducing healthcare costs.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020
A multi-institutional collaboration has demonstrated a "surfing attack" that uses ultrasonic waves to hijack voice-recognition systems on cellphones, including...The Source (Washington University in St. Louis) From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020
The digital services churned out by the world's computer centers are multiplying, but their energy use is not, thanks to cloud computing, a new study says.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 28, 2020