Digital artworks known as nonfungible tokens are selling for massive sums, but research indicates their creation may carry an enormous environmental cost.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 15, 2021
Creating a digital certificate of vaccination against the coronavirus is one of the hottest debates right now. What's keeping it from happening, and why are some...The New York Times From ACM News | April 15, 2021
By acquiring a provider of artificial intelligence software, the tech giant is hoping to bolster its offerings for the fast-growing field of medical computing. ...The New York Times From ACM News | April 13, 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
The advice from research on coffee, and nutrition more generally, always seems to be changing. Processing vast amounts of data could help us pin it down.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 29, 2021
Many restaurants expect digital ordering and drive-throughs to remain key business channels, and some are testing artificial intelligence to predict and suggest...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 17, 2021
The New York Police Department has been testing Digidog for deployment in dangerous situations, but some fear it could become an aggressive surveillance tool.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 1, 2021
The Exposing.AI online tool lets people search image collections for photos of themselves, to learn if such images were used to train facial recognition systems...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
In the U.S., there is no federal system consumers can use to get easy access to their immunization records online and establish their vaccination status for work...The New York Times From ACM News | January 15, 2021
A New Jersey man was accused of shoplifting and trying to hit an officer with a car. He is the third known Black man to be wrongfully arrested based on face recognition...The New York Times From ACM News | December 30, 2020
Using teletherapy, metrics, and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken....The New York Times From ACM News | December 29, 2020
Retailers are increasingly reliant on augmented reality technology to help consumers try on products, hoping to virtually recreate the real-world shopping experience...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2020
Recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine may eventually be given digital health credentials in order to travel, go to work or school, visit entertainment venues, and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020