Machines are starting to learn tasks on their own. They are identifying faces, recognizing spoken words, reading medical scans and even carrying on their own conversations...The New York Times From ACM News | March 7, 2018
In 2011, the election board in Pennsylvania's Venango County—a largely rural county in the northwest part of the state—asked David A. Eckhardt, a computer science...The New York Times Magazine From ACM News | February 26, 2018
One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking...The New York Times From ACM News | February 21, 2018
A.I. experts and pundits have discussed the threats created by the technology for years, but this is among the first efforts to tackle the issue head-on.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 21, 2018
A star-crossed mission nearly 20 years in the making that was intended to seek an answer to the most burning, baffling question in astronomy—and perhaps elucidate...The New York Times From ACM News | February 20, 2018
In Phoenix, Ariz., cars are self-navigating the streets. In many homes, people are barking commands at tiny machines, with the machines responding. On our smartphones...The New York Times From ACM News | February 14, 2018
In July, China unveiled a plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence and create an industry worth $150 billion to its economy by 2030.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 13, 2018
Scientists have confirmed a form of water that is simultaneously solid and liquid. It is the latest advance in the study of water, a seemingly simple substance...The New York Times From ACM News | February 6, 2018
What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something...The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2018
More than a million followers have disappeared from the accounts of dozens of prominent Twitter users in recent days as the company faces growing criticism over...The New York Times From ACM News | February 1, 2018
Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...The New York Times From ACM News | January 29, 2018
Researchers hope to make a fragile ancient Coptic codex readable by scanning it with computerized tomography and then using software to extract legible text.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2018
Our bodies make roughly 20,000 different kinds of proteins, from the collagen in our skin to the hemoglobin in our blood. Some take the shape of molecular sheets...The New York Times From ACM News | December 29, 2017
From inside the control room carved into the rock more than half a mile underground, Mika Persson can see the robots on the march, supposedly coming for his job...The New York Times From ACM News | December 27, 2017