The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has released preliminary rules to allow small drones to fly routinely over crowds of people at night.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2019
The founder and chief executive of Code.org, who was born in Iran, says computer science is a "foundational skill," one that future doctors, lawyers and politicians...The New York Times From ACM News | January 22, 2019
Algorithms are increasingly being used to make ethical decisions. Perhaps the best example of this is a high-tech take on the ethical dilemma known as the trolley...Technology Review From ACM News | January 18, 2019
Venture capitalists are warning the Trump administration against limiting exports on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and quantum computing.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2019
Researchers have developed a tool for nonstatisticians that automatically generates models for analyzing raw data. The tool takes in datasets and generates sophisticated...MIT News From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2019
Groups of hackers are stealing millions of dollars through cryptojacking, which works by illicitly harnessing the computing power of thousands to mine cryptocurrency...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2019
University of Texas at Austin researchers used the Texas Advanced Computing Center's Wrangler supercomputer to examine gene activity across the genomes of 10 species...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2019
President Trump has promised to reduce the number of H-1B visas granted; Canadian businesses see an opportunity to lure international tech talent north of the border...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | January 16, 2019