Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers demonstrated that virtual reality users are more likely to exercise better when vying with realistic, rather than idealized, avatars of themselves.
...University of Bath From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
While YouTube has reduced how often its algorithm recommends conspiracy theory-related videos, its progress in dealing with conspiracy theories has been uneven....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
An AI-enhanced video compression model has shown that deep learning can provide results comparable to established video compression technology.
University of California From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
Jigsaw has released a free tool, designed to help journalists identify doctored photos, including those generated through the use of artificial intelligence.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2020
Retailers of all stripes are using technology to follow consumers through their brick-and-mortar stores in order to develop detailed profiles of their shopping...Keith Kirkpatrick From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2020
The World Health Organization's decision in May 2019 to add "gaming disorder" to its official catalog of illnesses has been called a vindication by some, though...Technology Review From ACM News | December 23, 2019