A survey on the use of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and gaming devices found girls on equal footing with boys in terms of technology, or exceeding them in some...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 15, 2019
“Hard” borders could potentially become invisible in the next few years, but practical applications could carry high costs and intrusive electronic surveillance...The Economist From ACM TechNews | February 15, 2019
The Pentagon has launched a program to use artificial intelligence to analyze data collected by drones to improve how wildfires are fought.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 15, 2019
University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than conventional systems...University of Michigan From ACM TechNews | February 14, 2019
Disney Research computer programmer Derek Bradley won a Technical Achievement Oscar for his work on motion-capture technology used in the film "Avengers: Infinity...CBC News (Canada) From ACM TechNews | February 13, 2019
A 40-nation coalition has agreed to mandate the inclusion of automated braking systems in new cars and light commercial vehicles, beginning as soon as next year...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | February 13, 2019
The U.K.'s National Air Traffic Services is testing an artificial intelligence system at London's Heathrow Airport to help guide airplanes in low visibility.
Computing (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2019
A new computer program helps surgeons identify and label spinal segments during real-time operating room procedures, to help prevent surgical errors.
Johns Hopkins Medicine From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2019
Intel has partnered with the U.K.-based soccer teams Manchester City, Liverpool, and Arsenal to introduce its state-of-the-art True View system to each team's respective...Channel News Asia From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2019
Adding sophisticated features to vehicles to make drivers' daily commutes easier also make their new vehicles more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new...CNBC From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2019