Researchers have developed a technique to automatically analyze portrait artwork, factoring in fine-grained detail, accuracy, and individual artistic style.
SIGGRAPH 2019 From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Microsoft is encouraging security researchers to try hacking its flagship Azure cloud-computing service, so the company can find and correct vulnerabilities.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
A computer virus has crippled Philadelphia's online court system for more than three weeks, raising issues about how cities can respond when essential services...The Verge From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Students have developed an Android app built specifically for teachers in developing countries that may have limited or no Internet access.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | June 11, 2019
With quantum computing advancements threatening to expose all encrypted data, technology companies and security agencies are pursuing projects to preserve information...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
A simulation of Zurich, Switzerland, demonstrated that driverless taxis would not replace personal transportation in cities, as long as private autonomous vehicles...ETH Zurich From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019
As some people invest in the latest advancements to help them cope with diabetes, others are hacking into insulin pumps to give them the ability to adjust themselves...USA Today From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2019