For voters around the world, including the millions of Americans who will cast ballots in the midterms up to and on November 6, an election is democracy in action—an...Scientific American From ACM News | October 30, 2018
Plans to build two working quantum computers are among the first winners to be announced in a €1-billion (US$1.1 billion) funding initiative of the European Commission...Nature From ACM News | October 29, 2018
A few years ago, Edward Snowden, a contractor working for the US National Security Agency, leaked documents that showed the ways in which intelligence agenciestapped...Technology Review From ACM News | October 29, 2018
Researchers have built a neural network that mimics the fruit fly's visual system, and can distinguish and re-identify flies.
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018
A common thread is running through nearly every tech debate in Washington these days: fear that an ambitious China is poised to win the next wave of technology....Politico From ACM News | October 29, 2018
Would-be travelers of the galaxy, rejoice: The Chinese tech giant Baidu has invented a translation system that brings us one step closer to a software Babel fish...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 25, 2018
Researchers have found that adapting a well-known brain mechanism can dramatically improve the ability of artificial neural networks to learn multiple tasks.
niversity of Chicago From ACM TechNews | October 25, 2018
Researchers analyzing about 33% of the Android apps in the Google Play Store found almost nine out of 10 track smartphone data and transmit it back to Google.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | October 24, 2018
Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail....New Scientist From ACM News | October 24, 2018
The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections, telling...The New York Times From ACM News | October 23, 2018
The Facebook video is nuts, but I can't tear my eyes away. A plane, struggling in a huge storm, does a 360-degree flip before safely landing and letting out terrified...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2018