Northeastern University computer science majors are required to take a class in theater and improvisation, where they practice exercises to cultivate empathy, creativity...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has banned the use of facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes by police and other agencies in the city.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Purdue University researchers have built robot hummingbirds that learn to fly and hover like their real-world counterparts, using algorithms and computer simulation...Futurity.org From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2019
Symantec researchers discovered Chinese intelligence agents had acquired National Security Agency hacking tools and used them in 2016 to attack American allies...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2019
Researchers have created a new dataset that allows cognitive neuroscientists to better leverage deep learning models that have significantly improved artificial...Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2019
Researchers have shown that an online intervention taking less than 30 minutes significantly increases interest in computer science among both male and female undergraduate...North Carolina State University News From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2019
Tiobe ranks the R programming language as the 21st most popular in its monthly index for May, marking the first time in three years the language sits outside the...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2019
An international team of researchers has developed a combined suitcase/smartphone app to help the blind navigate airports with greater independence.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2019
Researchers have created a compact accelerator that relieves a CPU of the "garbage collection" task of deleting redundant or irrelevant data from apps to make more...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2019
With cyberattacks against Internet-connected medical devices on the rise, hospitals and health systems in the U.S. are pressuring device manufacturers to bolster...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2019
Starting in July, customers in any Nike retail store in the U.S. can have their feet scanned to learn exactly what shoe size they need, in any style Nike makes....Wired From ACM TechNews | May 10, 2019