Computer security experts continue to express doubts that expensive new voting machines are reliable, considering them almost as risky as earlier discredited electronic...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Computer scientists have designed an algorithm to combat poaching in wildlife preserves.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Brown University researchers found 25% of 6.5-million Twitter posts about climate change were likely produced by bots, giving the impression of widespread climate...BBC News From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
A new ultra-low-power Wi-Fi radio enables Internet of Things devices to communicate with existing Wi-Fi networks using 5,000 times less power.
UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Private software developers have launched websites and apps to help people in South Korea track cases of coronavirus and avoid places where infected people have...Reuters From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
An interdisciplinary research team developed a convolutional neural network that generates crop yield predictions, incorporating information from topographic variables...Illinois ACES From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Tyson Foods will use computer vision to track chicken moving through its plants as part of a plan to invest more in automation and artificial intelligence in order...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2020
A McKinsey Global Institute survey offers lessons from high-performing companies on artificial intelligence (AI) adoption, of whom about 3% are realizing outsize...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 20, 2020
Google and other online mapmakers revise borders depending on who is viewing them, in deference to diplomats, policymakers, and their own executives, according...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 20, 2020