A mean robot could motivate human employees to improve their cognitive performance, compared to supervision by a friendly robot or no robot supervision, researchers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
IBM's Watson system is falling short of some expectations for its outcomes in the fight against cancer, with many users citing inaccuracy, susceptibility to error... From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers at the Technical University of Cartagena in Spain deployed five autonomous underwater vehicles to locate and track oil spills below the surface of the...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers have confirmed that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, even if the user selects a setting that purports to prevent...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
May's AI for Social Good Lab initiative provided 30 undergraduate women from across Canada the opportunity to use artificial intelligence to address a social issue...The McGill Tribune From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2018
U.S. Defense researchers say they have created the first forensic tools for catching fake videos, known as "deepfakes," created with artificial intelligence.
Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2018
Personal home robots that can socialize with people are starting to roll out of the laboratory and into our living rooms and kitchens. But are humans ready to invite...The Associated Press From ACM News | August 9, 2018
Brown University researchers have demonstrated a flaw in modern computer vision algorithms that hinders them in differentiating between two objects in an image....Brown University From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2018