In the 2009 movie Star Trek, Captain Kirk and Sulu plummeted down toward the planet Vulcan without a parachute. "Beam us up, beam us up!" Kirk shouted in desperation...Ars Technica From ACM Opinion | September 26, 2017
Take a video of a birthday cake's candles sparkling in an Instagram story, then tap the sticker button. Near the top of the list you'll see a slice of birthday...The Atlantic From ACM Careers | September 25, 2017
A new report warns of cybersecurity measures undermining personal rights and freedoms through censorship and other means if "multilateral" government policies continue...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2017
University of Alberta professor Randy Goebel's team in Canada is working with researchers in Japan to develop artificial intelligence software for legal reasoning...CBC News (Canada) From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2017
A new report suggests women may be more inclined to drop out of certain STEM fields when they get low grades in stereotypically male disciplines..
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2017
Fully automated cars are still many years away. Amid the government activity and potential for social benefits, it's important not to lose sight of smaller improvements...The Conversation From ACM News | September 25, 2017
Experts think autonomous vehicles (AVs) may arrive later than expected, or in a different form than most people anticipate. Ben McKeever with California PATH says...Government Technology From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2017
Apple says the inclusion of its Face ID technology in the upcoming iPhone X will make smartphone unlocking, payment, and other operations possible via facial recognition...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2017
Researchers at the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute are building machine-learning systems to quickly translate any of the world's...USC News From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2017
Researchers at the University of Illinois have proposed a computer algorithm that could ease congressional districting and make the process fairer for constituents...Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017
The Equifax breach, attributed to a server flaw disclosed by Cisco researchers that went unpatched, has potentially exposed an estimated 143 million Americans'...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017
Researchers say they have taken a major step in building the practical components of a global quantum Internet.
Center for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017