After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
IBM's Watson system is falling short of some expectations for its outcomes in the fight against cancer, with many users citing inaccuracy, susceptibility to error... From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
The Georgia Institute of Technology will offer an online cybersecurity master's degree that will cost students less than $10,000, in collaboration with edX.
Georgia Tech News Center From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers at the Technical University of Cartagena in Spain deployed five autonomous underwater vehicles to locate and track oil spills below the surface of the...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
When the cybersecurity industry warns about the nightmare of hackers causing blackouts, the scenario they describe typically entails an elite team of hackers ...Wired From ACM News | August 14, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018
Researchers have confirmed that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, even if the user selects a setting that purports to prevent...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
Researchers have embedded high-speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices within fibers woven into soft, washable fabrics, and converted them into communication...MIT News From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
Harvard University's Stratos Idreos is using what he calls a periodic table of data structures to map those structures and their characteristics and to probe their...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2018
Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million views so far this year, putting...The New York Times From ACM News | August 13, 2018
Some bathrooms have signs urging people to wash their hands. But at the Democratic National Committee, reminders hanging in the men's and women's restrooms address...Politico From ACM News | August 13, 2018