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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The Digital Panda System was designed to protect the habitat of giant pandas by detecting wildfires where they live and notifying emergency crews to intercede quickly...CNN From ACM TechNews | May 16, 2022
University of California, San Diego engineers have created a wearable device that continuously tracks monitor glucose, alcohol, and lactate levels simultaneously...UC San Diego News Center From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2022
A 2018 letter from the bureau to the Israeli government is the clearest documentary evidence to date that the agency weighed using the spyware for law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2022
Renegade staff theoretically could insert undetectable backdoors in third-party artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, enabling hackers to commandeer the AIs...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2022
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory used a machine learning algorithm to forecast the longevity of various battery chemistries...Argonne National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2022