Startups and large healthcare organizations are developing tools designed to give parents frequent updates on what is happening to their children during surgeries...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
The nonprofit Girls Who Code is collaborating with U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) on legislation whose overarching goal is to help close the gender gap in computer...Politico From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
A 12-week study by drugmaker Eli Lilly, Apple, and Evidation Health found consumer devices and mobile apps could potentially help identify people with mild cognitive...Fierce Biotech From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Data from the College Board shows that more girls and minority high school students are taking the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course.
Government Technology-Center for Digital Education From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
A new study has found that two-minute-long smartphone videos of patients' faces can be used to take blood-pressure readings of those individuals that are 96% accurate...The Daily Mail (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The Swiss government is working to develop a system to handle ever-increasing aerial drone traffic, with the goal of allowing such unmanned aircraft to operate...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that Illinois-based Facebook users can sue the social network for using facial recognition software.
National Public Radio From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
The Accenture professional services firm is expanding its quantum computing consulting practice, reflecting growing corporate interest in the technology.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2019
Researchers at Keio University in Japan have developed a prototype robot tail to enhance human balance and help make seniors less susceptible to falls.
The Telegraph (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Scientists at the GFZ German Research Center in Potsdam, Germany, have developed a computer model which they say boosts the accuracy of volcanic eruption prediction...BBC Science Focus From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
A new machine vision system can analyze the poses of human subjects in fine art paintings throughout history, then identify other paintings that contain people...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Jaywalking could neutralize self-driving automobiles' purported benefit of reducing traffic congestion, and researchers are considering potential solutions.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019