Strong data encryption thwarts criminals and preserves privacy. At the same time, it complicates law enforcement investigations. A Carnegie working group looks...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | September 23, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
The Roborace motorsport competition is a testbed for autonomous vehicle technology, as international teams pit driverless electric racing cars against each other...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 5, 2019
Researchers at the Polish Academy of Sciences have developed an algorithm for performing multistep retrosynthesis and predicting the most efficiency synthetic pathways...Chemistry World From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2019
U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg has ordered Georgia not to use its paperless voting machines, election management software, or servers for the 2020 election.
...CNet From ACM TechNews | August 23, 2019
Smartphone apps offering location data services may be desirable, but their ability to collect personal data that can be sold to third parties is less attractive...Sarah Underwood From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona have used supercomputer simulations to understand how galaxies such as the Milky Way come into existence.
University of Arizona From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2019
Researchers at the Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine in Germany have developed software to help make sense of vast datasets generated by modern light microscopy...Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
IBM and a number of other multinational corporations have jointly developed a new blockchain network, with the goal of improving manual and cumbersome supply chain...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with French software company Dassault Systemes to develop a virtual model of the human heart for evaluating new...NextGov From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The open-source Julia language combines the speed of "compiled" languages such as Fortran and C with the interactivity and syntax of "scripting" languages such...Nature From ACM TechNews | August 6, 2019