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Leading researchers have proposed a system of financially rewarding users to spot bias in algorithms.
Faced with staff shortages and overwhelming patient loads, a growing number of hospitals are turning to automated tools to help them manage the pandemic.
Eight ACM members were among the 276 artists, scholars, scientists, and leaders named 2020 members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Researchers were able to send 172 terabits per second of data through a single multicore fiber.
A study by independent consumer body Which? found serious security flaws in connected cars from Ford and Volkswagen.
Demand is on the rise for alternative data that show how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting industries and trade worldwide.
A team of researchers has developed an end-to-end framework for secure computation of artificial intelligence models and batch normalization.
The suburban town of Westport, CT, is deploying specialized police drones to yell at people who aren't standing six feet apart.
Artificial intelligence allows the screening of billions of molecules, until you find the one(s) you want.
U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously voted to hold a "virtual Parliament" to maintain the machinery of democracy via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
France said Apple's Bluetooth policy is delaying a government contact-tracing application designed to contain the coronavirus.
The effectiveness of many technologies being developed to cope with wildfires in Australia hinges on the ability to predict how fuel types like eucalyptus trees will impact a given fire.
Microsoft has announced its support for the open data movement.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Daniela Rus has been selected to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Kotlin has been the fastest-growing programming language over the past two years, according to developer analyst SlashData.
A new machine learning algorithm can recognize new fashions, then use images of them to seek similar styles styles in a global database of geotagged images.
Software firms are strengthening their algorithms as the coronavirus outbreak stresses food supply chains.
A new computer model can screen drugs for unintended cardiac side effects, such as arrhythmia.
States race to upgrade their legacy mainframe systems to meet the cascade of unemployment claims caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sophisticated tech used to gather and analyze information may be able to improve returns, but the data isn't showing it.
In recent years, there's been serious talk about how to build the Metaverse, the next version of the Internet, and who will build it first.
The coronavirus pandemic has stirred up a missionary zeal throughout Silicon Valley.
A new report from ACM outlines best practices for replacing live science and technology conferences with virtual ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A robotics engineer with no prior experience developed and posted online plans for a ventilator made from a Raspberry Pi computer and easy-to-source parts.
The quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted teachers to utilize popular video games to conduct lessons on a range of topics.
Planners are remotely piloting the Curiosity rover on Mars while working from home.
The National Football League is using a startup's artificial intelligence technology to remotely scout prospective players during the coronavirus restrictions.
Researchers in South Korea have built remote-controlled robots inspired by ladybugs, with wings that snap open, lock, and fold up like origami upon landing.
The AI arms race won't be like previous competitions, and both the U.S. and China could be left in the dust.