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On International Women’s Day, UNESCO released its latest #HerEducationOurFuture factsheet on gender equality in education, which cites persistent gender inequity in innovation and technology.
A new algorithm hides sensitive information in a way that makes it impossible to detect anything has been concealed.
An algorithm developed can measure tree diameter accurately and nearly five times faster than manual methods using low-cost, low-resolution smartphone LiDAR sensors.
Researchers have created a system that three-dimensionally tracks wireless ingestible devices throughout the gastrointestinal tract.
Unprecedented experiment on welfare surveillance algorithm reveals discrimination.
A surprising number of industries, from embroidery to aviation, still use floppy disks. But the supply is finally running out.
Bimal Viswanath and his colleagues amassed one of the largest datasets of AI-manipulated media in existence, to explore ways to detect and disarm weaponized media and toxic misinformation campaigns.
The U.K. Home Office has used drones since late 2019 to monitor large areas of the English Channel.
Real estate builders and investors envision the metaverse as the new housing market, with contractors like Gabe Sierra offering virtual twins of the properties they develop and sell as sweeteners.
Researchers found reducing time on social media could improve teens' self-esteem and body image.
This newly emerging approach to quantum computation uses a novel silicon-based qubit device architecture to trap single electrons in quantum dots.
Company to settle allegations of data misuse for $7.8 million
AT&T chemist found a better way to make transistors and helped manage the phone company's breakup.
Tech innovations are again racing ahead of Washington's ability to regulate them, lawmakers and A.I. experts said.
Hungary has become a major testing ground for A.I. software to spot cancer, as doctors debate whether the technology will replace them in medical jobs.
Researchers found the computational needs of self-driving cars could drive a significant increase in global carbon emissions.
Companies like Paradromics and Synchron are competing with Elon Musk's Neuralink to design a brain implant that can communicate with computers.
Researchers in France found so-called "cat qubits” (quantum bits) could reduce errors by quantum computers and accelerate the cracking of common encryption algorithms.
In the future, specifying a drug target may be like sitting down to ChatGPT. After a few clicks, you'll have your novel therapeutic.
Robotics companies aim to create machines like startup Figure's just-unveiled Figure 01 bipedal humanoid robot to take on manual labor currently performed by humans.
The African Girls Can Code Initiative holds coding camps to teach girls across Africa digital skills.
The Unconventional Computing Laboratory of the U.K.'s University of the West of England focuses on developing chemical or living computers that can interface with standard hardware and software.
Carver Mead will delivery his Kyoto Prize Presentation on March 15.
The policy document urges more mandates on the firms that control most of the nation's digital infrastructure, and an expanded government role to disrupt hackers and state-sponsored entities.
Artificial intelligence is enhancing physicians' diagnostic abilities to better identify patients who might be vulnerable to certain ailments.
A robot and algorithm developed at Israel's Ben-Gurion University will be used to reassemble 15,000 stones that had been part of elaborate frescoes in Pompeii before being destroyed.
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate released results from its 2022 Biometric Technology Rally to assess the accuracy of facial recognition algorithms and technologies.
Luxury retailers are capitalizing on the metaverse, with some using the virtual environment to identify trends and roll out new products.
The plan touts many of the cybersecurity regulations already handed down for oil and natural gas pipelines, aviation, rail, and water systems, but it notes that more will be needed.
New studies broaden the perspectives on what constitutes a "computer" and how small a computational unit can be.