A new algorithm permits machines to sense their surroundings faster, which could help assistive robots operate more efficiently in unstructured environments.
University of Michigan News From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
An international team of researchers has integrated two computer models to highlight regions at highest risk for lumpy skin disease virus epidemics in cattle.
NC State University News Services From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
Researchers have demonstrated how to use the commodity storage devices already in conventional computers to protect files against ransomware attacks.
University of Illinois Coordinated Science Lab From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
Salesforce.com is pressuring sporting-goods retailers and other customers to stop selling a range of firearms, or be prohibited from using its products.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2019
Leading technology organizations have criticized an intelligence proposal by the U.K. Government Communications Headquarters to let law enforcement to spy on encrypted...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019
A new environmental monitoring robot measures chemical and climate-related changes in forest canopies, and is powered by photovoltaic panels to operate for months...Georgia Tech News Center From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019
Researchers have developed automated "agents" that display humanlike behavior when playing in capture-the-flag mode in the Quake III multiplayer computer game.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019
Stepping into a charged social issue, Silicon Valley tech giant Salesforce.com has asked retailers to stop selling military-style rifles, or stop using its software...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 31, 2019
The Montefiore Health System and its affiliated medical school in New York are employing artificial intelligence to predict a common respiratory malady among patients...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 30, 2019
Team Acrobot, an all-girls robotics team from Ghana, won the 20th edition of the World Robofest Championship at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield,...Tech in Africa From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2019
More than 40 member nations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development are supporting principles to improve the transparency of artificial intelligence...Reuters From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2019