Georgia election officials say they found a programming error on the state's voting touchscreens that caused a column of candidates in the U.S. Senate special election...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
The Trump administration announced a research and development agreement on artificial intelligence with the U.K., designed to advance cooperation on development...The Hill From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Cambridge have developed a method that builds automatic databases using natural language processing...Argonne National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2020
New technologies aim to make it easier to determine whether companies are honoring their commitments regarding responsible land use, emissions reductions, and human...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2020
The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency says an unnamed federal agency has been the victim of a cyberattack in which a hacker accessed its network...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2020
Spotify, Match Group, Epic Games and others have created a nonprofit alliance that they hope will amplify a protest against the power of the giants.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 25, 2020
Drone startups increasingly are being targeted by venture investors, due to expected growth in the sector amid technological advancements and federal approvals....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2020
Researchers at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a new technique for three-dimensional printing of gels and other soft materials...U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2020
Twitter has issued an apology for an image-cropping algorithm deemed racist after users found it would automatically focus on white faces over black ones.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Computer models developed by researchers at the University of Wyoming use artificial intelligence to identify images of wild animals in camera-trap photographs....University of Wyoming From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020
Researchers at Liverpool Hope University in the U.K. created a tool that can sort materials for recycling by combining a Raspberry Pi 3 model with optical sensors...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2020