Researchers have found that the same artificial intelligence method used in facial recognition systems could help improve the prediction of hailstorms and their...National Center for Atmospheric Research From ACM TechNews | August 21, 2019
Smartphone apps offering location data services may be desirable, but their ability to collect personal data that can be sold to third parties is less attractive...Sarah Underwood From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2019
An early-warning earthquake app's failure to alert Los Angeles residents of tremors from two quakes in July prompted an upgrade so weaker tremors will set off warnings...The Los Angeles Times From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Technology can detect nuances in the human voice that offer clues to a person's likely location, medical conditions, and even physical features.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
Hackers at this year's Def Con hacker conference successfully exploited weaknesses in U.S. voting systems, demonstrating that many machines could be hijacked and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | August 19, 2019
A new study has found that two-minute-long smartphone videos of patients' faces can be used to take blood-pressure readings of those individuals that are 96% accurate...The Daily Mail (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
Scientists at the GFZ German Research Center in Potsdam, Germany, have developed a computer model which they say boosts the accuracy of volcanic eruption prediction...BBC Science Focus From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
A new machine vision system can analyze the poses of human subjects in fine art paintings throughout history, then identify other paintings that contain people...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Iowa State University researchers created a computational model to assess how tree shading and air flow affects building temperature in extreme heat.
Iowa State University News Service From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2019