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
The latest Top500 supercomputer ratings found the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Summit system topping the list with a High-Performance Linpack benchmark of 148...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Scientists have developed a test to verify that a quantum computer is providing correct answers to questions outside the scope of traditional computing.
University of Warwick From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
A bicycle designed by a software applicaiton helped two competitors set the women's and men's world records for fastest human-powered vehicle last month.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) From ACM TechNews | October 18, 2019
Scientists at China's OPPO ZIWU Cyber Security Lab, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Singapore Management University identified eight flaws in Android's...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2019
U.S. teenagers are forming hacking clubs and attempting to persuade their parents and teachers that hacking is not necessarily a malign vocation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 7, 2019
Strong data encryption thwarts criminals and preserves privacy. At the same time, it complicates law enforcement investigations. A Carnegie working group looks...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | September 23, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019