Pennsylvania State University researchers are training computers to produce original design ideas, in order to determine whetyer they are technically feasible.
...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2017
Researchers are developing a bioengineered robotic hand that will grow and adapt to its environment, with its own peripheral nervous system linking to sensors and...FAU News Desk From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2017
The software algorithms that decide our news feed are programmed to prioritize user attention over truth to optimize for engagement, which means optimizing for...Brookings From ACM News | November 20, 2017
Machine learning could improve the ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, and could enable researchers to detect drug effects missed by conventional...University College London From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2017
Johan Kwisthout of Radboud University in the Netherlands' discusses efforts to use robots to replicate the brains infants in order to better understand their learning...Radboud University Nijmegen From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2017
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's David Shrier recently detailed the MIT Trust::Data Consortium's efforts to build new systems that rethink data sharing...eWeek From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Internet data breaches threaten the usernames and passwords of billions of people, and phishing attacks are the most effective way to hijack victims' online identities...NewsFactor Network From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
World Wide Web Consortium founder (and 2016 A.M. Turing Award recipient) Sir Tim Berners-Lee discusses how his perspective of the Web has changed since its inception...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
Researchers have detailed when people chose to move out of a hurricane's path and how much travel was hindered by winds and flooding following Hurricane Maria in...Phys.org From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
Researchers using machine-learning technology to analyze about 800 movie scripts found widespread gender bias in the portrayal of male and female characters.
UW News From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
In a competition, robots were unable to overcome the challenge of an unlocked door impeding their way at an outdoor obstacle course, illustrating the technology's...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017