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
An AI-enhanced video compression model has shown that deep learning can provide results comparable to established video compression technology.
University of California From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
Computer security experts continue to express doubts that expensive new voting machines are reliable, considering them almost as risky as earlier discredited electronic...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Computer scientists have designed an algorithm to combat poaching in wildlife preserves.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Brown University researchers found 25% of 6.5-million Twitter posts about climate change were likely produced by bots, giving the impression of widespread climate...BBC News From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
A new ultra-low-power Wi-Fi radio enables Internet of Things devices to communicate with existing Wi-Fi networks using 5,000 times less power.
UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Private software developers have launched websites and apps to help people in South Korea track cases of coronavirus and avoid places where infected people have...Reuters From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
An interdisciplinary research team developed a convolutional neural network that generates crop yield predictions, incorporating information from topographic variables...Illinois ACES From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020