Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
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Computer scientists have engineered a solution to partial network partitioning, which can cause catastrophic system failures.
University of Waterloo Cheriton School of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | November 30, 2020
The U.S. Senate this week unanimously passed the bipartisan Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act to strengthen the cybersecurity of Internet-connected...The Hill From ACM News | November 20, 2020
An unequal distribution of compute power in academia is exacerbating inequality in deep learning, say researchers at Virginia Tech and Western University.
Venture Beat From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2020
Popular disaster applications are violating their privacy policies by continuing to track users' whereabouts, or providing personal information to third parties...University of Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2020
Schools struggling to stay open during the Covid-19 pandemic are being targeted by ransomware, as hackers threaten to post sensitive student information online....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2020
University of Michigan researchers used an automated censorship tracking system to demonstrate that online censorship is proliferating in even the freest countries...University of Michigan News From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
Unless action is taken now, by 2025 next generation technology, on which the world will increasingly rely, has the potential to overwhelm the defences of the global...World Economic Forum From ACM News | November 16, 2020
A cryptographic master tool called indistinguishability obfuscation has for years seemed too good to be true. Three researchers have figured out that it can work...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | November 10, 2020
As company offices reopen, some are using software to help them shuffle employees, schedule meetings, map office hot spots, and practice social distancing.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 30, 2020