China is channeling state funding and political influence to wrest control of technical standards for cutting-edge technologies from the West.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 8, 2021
Researchers connected two quantum bits (qubits) in two different laboratories to a distributed quantum computer via a 60-meter (196-foot) optical fiber.
Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany) From ACM TechNews | February 8, 2021
The Exposing.AI online tool lets people search image collections for photos of themselves, to learn if such images were used to train facial recognition systems...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
Ford Motor's Spin division has announced a new service allowing electronic scooter operators to remotely move their scooters if they wind up in public spaces.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
A team of cognitive scientists and computational linguists has developed a modeling framework based on large-scale simulation of infants' language learning process...News-Medical Life Sciences From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
Researchers from Stanford University and the University of Michigan developed a machine learning model that can infer a person's mood from their Facebook posts....Stanford University From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2021
Some are concerned about the increased use of digital strategies by authoritarian regimes worldwide to undermine human rights and facilitate mass surveillance.
...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2021
Researchers developed and used a machine learning algorithm to extract five optimal designs from 250,000 possible designs for an electric power system for an autonomous...WSU Insider From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2021
The Pentagon is consulting with U.S. universities to evaluate software on aerospace company Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet in the hope of correcting the buggy...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2021
Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens' consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database...The New York Times From ACM News | February 4, 2021