Researchers have found that governments worldwide are stepping up their online disinformation campaigns despite more aggressive regulatory efforts by Internet platforms...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
Scientists in the U.K. have built a virtual airport environment in order to find ways to improve the air travel experience for passengers with mobility restrictions...Cranfield University (U.K) From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
A report from the DEF CON Voting Machine Hacking Village conference described the discovery of a hack for commandeering ballot-scanning machines similar to those...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
High-tech aerial drones known as "croc spotters," which patrol along riverbeds to detect crocodiles, recently were tested in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Agence France-Presse From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
Michigan State University's Thomas Holt identified characteristics and gender-specific behavioral patterns that could inspire children to become hackers.
MSU Today From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories will be among the first organizations to deploy artificial intelligence computers...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
Pennsylvania State University researchers used a digital simulation to explore how a toxin generated by saltwater algae might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
The nonprofit Information Technology and Innovation Foundation think tank has called on the U.S. government to invest an additional $40 billion annually in technology...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2019
The Australian state of New South Wales will be the first jurisdiction in the world to use cameras to catch distracted drivers on their smartphones.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2019
Researchers integrated visual effects techniques and magnetic resonance imaging to create an ultra-realistic animated simulation of the human hand in motion.
USC Viterbi News From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2019
A doctoral dissertation at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland demonstrated how computer models of nanosized particles predicted the atomic structure of a cluster...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2019
Analysis by University of Texas at Dallas assistant professor of criminology Andrew Wheeler yielded a computer model to guide the Carrollton, TX, police department...University of Texas at Dallas From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2019