Harvard Kennedy School's Dipayan Ghosh and former U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler have launched a new AI policy initiative aimed at educating U.S. politicians and...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | November 21, 2018
Digital privacy has come a long way since June 2013. In the five years since documents provided by Edward Snowden became the basis for a series of revelations that...Ars Technica From ACM News | November 21, 2018
A software program developed by the conservation technology nonprofit Wild ME automatically identifies individual animals by their unique coat patterns or other...National Geographic From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2018
Kurt Luther, working with a team at Virginia Polytechnic and State Institute, has launched Civil War Photo Sleuth, a Web platform that applies facial recognition...Slate From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
In the biggest overhaul of the international system of units since 1875, countries have voted to redefine four basic units of measurement—the ampere, the kilogram...Nature From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Amazon and Google are respectively planning to recruit Microsoft C#- and Java-savvy engineers and Python users in a fierce competition for technology talent.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Nike new flagship store in New York City is focused on personalized, experiential shopping, allowing shoppers with the Nike app to check out items via phone, request...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute aims to expand the boundaries of technology and protect people when that technology or its users...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
The Christiana Care Health System was awarded the 2018 Magnet Prize from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for its use of virtual reality technology to improve...Christiana Care News From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2018
Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture...Reuters From ACM News | November 16, 2018
Smoke filled the cabin as the Boeing 747 plunged towards snow-covered mountains in southern Alaska. All four engines had shut down, and it took the pilots eight...Nature From ACM News | November 15, 2018
Global technological research and development spending will top $2 trillion this year, according to R&D Magazine's 2018 Global R&D Funding Forecast.
U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
A European company has combined social-emotional learning with computer science into an elementary education digital curriculum that may soon be offered to U.S....Education Week From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
Ants' pheromone-laying and -following behavior has inspired an algorithm that uses artificial ants in a virtual environment to solve optimization problems.
The Boston Globe From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2018
Clothing brands collaborated with a Canadian nonprofit to build a website that can identify forests that should be kept pristine, to make supply chains less ecologically...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2018
The technology projects two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and four-dimensional 2D, 3D and 4D images of patients interactively by overlaying them onto the patient's body...LinkedIn From ACM News | November 15, 2018