Researchers at Imperial College London in the U.K. have created a wearable health-tracking sensor for pets and people that can monitor vital signs through apparel...Imperial College London From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
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
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
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
Nevada's Democratic Party hopes to avoid the fiasco seen in Iowa when it holds its caucuses Saturday with an in-house electronic voting system that it had to assemble...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 21, 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
Washington University researchers converted grasshoppers into bomb-sniffing tools by implanting electrodes in the insects' antenna lobes to tap into the capabilities...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 21, 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
Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have developed a smart jumpsuit that measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants.
University of Helsinki From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2020
A survey by recruitment firm Harvey Nash found half of 1,200 technology professionals in the U.K. would like to switch jobs in 2020, with salary and work-life balance...ComputerWeekly.com From ACM TechNews | February 18, 2020