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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The British government has changed its strategy of using an algorithm to estimate how students would have performed on A-level college admissions exams after results...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2020
Exploring the unintended consequences of human-algorithmic partnerships, researchers analyzed algorithms intended to reduce Virginia prison populations by assigning...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Voting machine vendor Election Systems & Software has called on Congress to pass legislation requiring paper trails for all votes to protect against hacking.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 14, 2019
Stepping into a charged social issue, Silicon Valley tech giant Salesforce.com has asked retailers to stop selling military-style rifles, or stop using its software...The Washington Post From ACM News | May 31, 2019
Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III detailed multiple contacts among Russian operatives and associates of President Trump in the report made public Thursday....The Washington Post From ACM News | April 19, 2019
As the first images of charred wreckage inside the Notre Dame cathedral appeared online Tuesday, engineers around the world said one observation was already clear...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 17, 2019
U.K. startup Wayve said it has created an autonomous vehicle that can learn to drive the way a human does, through trial and error, using cameras and satellite...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2019
As U.S. officials have pressured allies not to use networking gear from Chinese technology giant Huawei over spying concerns, President Trump has urged American...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 11, 2019
When Hillary Clinton stumbled and coughed through public appearances during her 2016 presidential run, she faced critics who said that she might not be well enough...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 3, 2019
As the New Zealand gunman live-streamed the massacre onto Facebook, fewer than 200 people watched. The social network said its moderators removed it sometime after...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
The ability of Internet users to spread a video of Friday's slaughter in New Zealand marked a triumph—however appalling—of human ingenuity over computerized systems...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 20, 2019
A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 18, 2019
If Kaspersky, Huawei and ZTE are suspected of helping Russia and China spy on U.S. government computer systems, they shouldn't be allowed near sensitive academic...The Washington Post From ACM Careers | March 13, 2019
The U.S. military blocked Internet access to an infamous Russian entity seeking to sow discord among Americans during the 2018 midterms, several U.S. officials...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 26, 2019
Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic...The Washington Post From ACM News | February 19, 2019
Slowly and silently, they glide across the floor wearing bright yellow dresses that look as though they were plucked from a haunted 1920s boarding school.
The Washington Post From ACM News | February 8, 2019
Before he started the whole alien spaceship thing last year, the chairman of Harvard University's astronomy department was known for public lectures on modesty....The Washington Post From ACM News | February 5, 2019