The Yaba neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, is a growing technology hub hosting more than 60 startups, digital laboratories, and the Yaba College of Technology.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2019
A new artificial intelligence system can detect unidentified or underidentified structural damage in major infrastructure such as nuclear reactors, skyscrapers,...Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2019
Researchers have developed a technique to automatically analyze portrait artwork, factoring in fine-grained detail, accuracy, and individual artistic style.
SIGGRAPH 2019 From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
A computer virus has crippled Philadelphia's online court system for more than three weeks, raising issues about how cities can respond when essential services...The Verge From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Students have developed an Android app built specifically for teachers in developing countries that may have limited or no Internet access.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | June 11, 2019
With quantum computing advancements threatening to expose all encrypted data, technology companies and security agencies are pursuing projects to preserve information...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
As some people invest in the latest advancements to help them cope with diabetes, others are hacking into insulin pumps to give them the ability to adjust themselves...USA Today From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
Initiatives are underway to train African computer scientists in artificial intelligence, with major technology companies investing in the cultivation of new AI...BBC News From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2019
A McKinsey Global Institute analysis warns automation could displace 107 million employed women worldwide by 2030, with the sexes almost equally impacted by technological...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2019