A Top Secret NSA analyst's report published by The Intercept suggests that, in August 2016, the Russian General Main Staff Intelligence Directorate (GRU) hacked...Ars Technica From ACM News | June 6, 2017
There is a 50% chance that machines will outperform humans in all tasks within 45 years, according to a survey of 352 artificial intelligence (AI) researchers conducted...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2017
Researchers are scanning volunteers' faces to compile a database of three-dimensional computer models that could be used to aid in reconstructive surgery.
Imperial College London From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2017
Jean E. Sammet, an early software engineer and a designer of COBOL, a programming language that brought computing into the business mainstream, died on May 20 in...The New York Times From ACM News | June 5, 2017
A long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | June 2, 2017
The argument that consciousness is computable--and instillable within machines--cannot be verified or refuted until a measurable theory of consciousness becomes...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 2, 2017
Researchers at Harvard and Columbia universities conducted a study to determine whether popular online quizzes and food imagery could be leveraged for nutrition...Harvard University From ACM TechNews | June 2, 2017