The ACM Future of Computing Academy is calling for researchers to specify the potentially negative societal aspects of artificial intelligence technologies, as...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018
For voters around the world, including the millions of Americans who will cast ballots in the midterms up to and on November 6, an election is democracy in action—an...Scientific American From ACM News | October 30, 2018
Plans to build two working quantum computers are among the first winners to be announced in a €1-billion (US$1.1 billion) funding initiative of the European Commission...Nature From ACM News | October 29, 2018
The Information Technology Industry Council has proposed a conceptual framework for legislation to protect consumer privacy and limit how personal data may be used...Xconomy From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018
Almost 400 kindergartens and nursery schools in Japan are using smartphone software applications on tablet computers to enable "digital play" among preschoolers...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2018
A common thread is running through nearly every tech debate in Washington these days: fear that an ambitious China is poised to win the next wave of technology....Politico From ACM News | October 29, 2018
The Hyundai Motor Group plans to expand the use of wearable robots at its manufacturing facilities, even as it aims to grow robotics as a source of revenue.
Korea JoongAng Daily From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2018
Researchers have developed palm-sized drones that can forcefully tug objects 40 times their own mass by anchoring themselves to the ground or to walls.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2018