Researchers at the University of Illinois have proposed a computer algorithm that could ease congressional districting and make the process fairer for constituents...Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017
For some, the spread of artificial intelligence and robotics poses a threat to our privacy, our jobs – even our safety, as more and more tasks are handed over to...BBC News From ACM News | September 15, 2017
A whiff of dystopian creepiness has long wafted in the air whenever facial recognition has come up. Books, movies and television shows have portrayed the technology...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 13, 2017
Creating noodling piano tunes and endless configurations of cat drawings with AI may not sound like an obvious project for Google, but it makes a lot of sense to...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | September 13, 2017
The chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday "operational limitations" in the Tesla Model S played a "major role" in a May...Reuters From ACM News | September 13, 2017
Nissa Scott started working at the cavernous Amazon warehouse in southern New Jersey late last year, stacking plastic bins the size of small ottomans.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 12, 2017
Syncphonia is a new application that enables a music teacher to deconstruct a piece of music into its component parts, so each player's part is displayed individually...University of Sussex (United Kingdom) From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2017
Car designers have every kind of software and virtual reality tool. But when they want to make sure a car's curves look just right, they rely on one of the world's...The Associated Press From ACM Careers | September 7, 2017
The design of trustworthy autonomous systems must entail consideration of the ability to explain decisions and recourse options when things go awry.
The Conversation From ACM TechNews | September 7, 2017
Tractor giant John Deere just spent $305 million to acquire Blue River Technology, a startup that makes robots capable of identifying unwanted plants and shooting...Wired From ACM News | September 7, 2017