Thermal imaging may be used to identify those suspected of having the coronavirus, but civil liberties experts warn such systems will monitor some who may not know...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
Researchers combined two techniques—radio frequency (RF) photonics sensing and quantum metrology—to give sensor networks a never-before-achieved level of precision...University of Arizona College of Engineering From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence system to detect Twitter bots based on differences in the patterns of Tweeting activity of real and fake accounts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Teams of workers at the Belgian port of Antwerp are preparing to test a bracelet designed to help contain the coronavirus pandemic by enforcing social distancing...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | April 24, 2020
Faced with staff shortages and overwhelming patient loads, a growing number of hospitals are turning to automated tools to help them manage the pandemic.
MIT Technology Review From ACM News | April 24, 2020
The effectiveness of many technologies being developed to cope with wildfires in Australia hinges on the ability to predict how fuel types like eucalyptus trees...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2020
The National Football League is using a startup's artificial intelligence technology to remotely scout prospective players during the coronavirus restrictions.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 20, 2020
Governments worldwide are using digital surveillance technologies to track the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about the erosion of privacy...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2020