Human Rights Watch warns a flawed algorithm for calculating monthly social security benefits in Britain is causing hunger, debt, and psychological distress.
The Next Web From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
Women technologists account for 28.8% of the technology workforce this year, up from 25.9% in 2018 and 26.2% in 2019, according to AnitaB.org's 10th annual "Top...CNBC From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
A sweeping report from Baker Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences urges significant policy and funding action to ensure the United States does...Rice University From ACM Careers | October 2, 2020
Despite the Pentagon's talk of embracing quantum computing and artificial intelligence, the politics of killing off old weapons systems is so forbidding that the...The New York Times From ACM News | October 1, 2020
Microsoft warns a high-impact vulnerability that allows hackers to instantly take control of Windows' Active Directory is being actively exploited by malicious...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Georgia election officials say they found a programming error on the state's voting touchscreens that caused a column of candidates in the U.S. Senate special election...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency says an unnamed federal agency has been the victim of a cyberattack in which a hacker accessed its network...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2020
Twitter has issued an apology for an image-cropping algorithm deemed racist after users found it would automatically focus on white faces over black ones.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020