Researchers have designed a context-aware system that could enable robots to work alongside humans on assembly lines with greater efficiency, while foregoing needless...KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
A study has found that the "biological language" of cancer, Alzheimer's, and other neurodegenerative diseases can be predicted by machine learning.
University of Cambridge (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
Facebook disproportionately shows certain types of job ads to men and women, raising questions about efforts to eliminate bias in its algorithms.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
China's new digital yuan cryptocurrency is expected to give its government a vast economic and social monitoring tool, and strip users of their anonymity.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2021
Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. ran thousands of Clearview AI facial recognition searches, often without the knowledge of the public or their own departments...Buzzfeed News From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Businesses and universities want easy ways to see if students and customers are vaccinated, but conservative politicians are turning "vaccine passports" into a...The New York Times From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Senior living facilities are looking to balance the benefits of technology by promoting social interactions as the pace of coronavirus vaccinations increases.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 5, 2021
Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 2, 2021