Army Ants, a youth robotics team from Columbia, MO, won the 2021 Global Innovation Design Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition for a smart compression stocking...Columbia Daily Tribune From ACM TechNews | July 13, 2021
A deep neural network can learn to identify tiger mosquitoes using a large set of images captured on mobile phones and uploaded to the Mosquito Alert platform by...Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain) From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
A $16-billion effort to modernize health records at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports...The New York Times From ACM News | July 12, 2021
Technology companies are developing artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to debug code as software maintenance becomes ever more challenging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Facebook and Google have engineered artificial intelligence systems capable of understanding dozens of languages through the efforts of scientists like Alexis Conneau...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Researchers designed an algorithm to help a robot efficiently dress a human, theoretically ensuring human safety by reasoning about the human model's uncertainty...Engadget From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
New data security rules governing the payment system that facilitates direct deposits and direct payments for nearly all U.S. bank and credit union accounts are...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Chinese researchers have demonstrated the world's most powerful quantum computer, displacing Google's Sycamore processor as the holder of quantum supremacy.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Researchers found that potential users of artificial intelligence systems consider such systems’ “warmth” more important than capability and competence.
The Jerusalem Post From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Researchers warn a Microsoft software patch did not fully correct a flaw in the Windows operating system that allows hackers to commandeer infected networks.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Facebook, Twitter, and Google have threatened to halt service to Hong Kong if the city's government revises its data protection laws to make the companies liable...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021