acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

News


bg-corner

An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Hope, Fear, and AI
From ACM News

Hope, Fear, and AI

We polled 2,000 people about how they're using AI, what they want it to do, and what scares them about it the most.

Professor AI: Harvard Plans to Deploy ChatGPT-like Bot as Computer Science instructor
From ACM News

Professor AI: Harvard Plans to Deploy ChatGPT-like Bot as Computer Science instructor

Harvard University is planning to deploy a ChatGPT-like AI bot as an instructor in one of its Computer Science courses.

Algorithm Finds Sperm In Infertile Men Faster and More Accurately Than Doctors
From ACM News

Algorithm Finds Sperm In Infertile Men Faster and More Accurately Than Doctors

The tool instantly identifies sperm, then leaves the embryologist to decide whether sperm is really present and if it is viable enough for Intracytoplasmic Sperm...

The Race to Regulate Artificial Intelligence
From ACM News

The Race to Regulate Artificial Intelligence

Why Europe has an edge over America and China.

Junk Websites Filled with AI-Generated Text are Pulling In Money from Programmatic Ads
From ACM News

Junk Websites Filled with AI-Generated Text are Pulling In Money from Programmatic Ads

More than 140 brands are advertising on low-quality content farm sites—and the problem is growing fast.

More People Are Going Blind. AI Can Help Fight It
From ACM News

More People Are Going Blind. AI Can Help Fight It

Early detection is crucial for treating eye disease. AI-enhanced eye scan analyses could spot warning signs quicker—and reach patients at scale.

A.I. May Someday Work Medical Miracles. For Now, It Helps Do Paperwork
From ACM News

A.I. May Someday Work Medical Miracles. For Now, It Helps Do Paperwork

The best use for generative A.I. in health care, doctors say, is to ease the heavy burden of documentation that takes them hours a day and contributes to burnout...

The Race to Prevent 'the Worst Case Scenario for Machine Learning'
From ACM News

The Race to Prevent 'the Worst Case Scenario for Machine Learning'

A.I. companies have an edge in blocking the creation and distribution of child sexual abuse material. They've seen how social media companies failed.

Atlas of Human Brain Blood Vessels Highlights Changes in Alzheimer's Disease
From ACM TechNews

Atlas of Human Brain Blood Vessels Highlights Changes in Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists created a molecular atlas of human brain blood vessels to highlight Alzheimer's disease-related changes across six regions.

Computational Advance Will Help Researchers Model Climate with Higher Fidelity
From ACM TechNews

Computational Advance Will Help Researchers Model Climate with Higher Fidelity

Researchers have proposed an algorithmic improvement that could advance climate modeling by balancing computational resources and precise cloud modeling.

Harvard's New Computer Science Teacher is a Chatbot
From ACM News

Harvard's New Computer Science Teacher is a Chatbot

Students enrolled in the university's flagship CS50 course will be presented with the AI teacher in September.

Lawyers Ordered to Consider Seeking Forgiveness for Using ChatGPT
From ACM News

Lawyers Ordered to Consider Seeking Forgiveness for Using ChatGPT

Steven A. Schwartz and Peter LoDuca must pay a fine and send letters to judges named in a brief filled with fiction, a judge ordered.

The People Paid to Train AI are Outsourcing Their Work…to AI
From ACM News

The People Paid to Train AI are Outsourcing Their Work…to AI

It's a practice that could introduce further errors into already error-prone models.

Accelerating Optical Communications with AI
From Communications of the ACM

Accelerating Optical Communications with AI

Communications efficiency helps bring photonics to artificial intelligence.

The Rise of the Chatbots
From Communications of the ACM

The Rise of the Chatbots

How do we keep track of the truth when bots are becoming increasingly skilled liars?

Outsmarting Deepfake Video
From Communications of the ACM

Outsmarting Deepfake Video

Looking for truth, when "it's becoming surprisingly easy to distort reality."

Nuclear Transport Fleet Testing AI-Powered Sails
From ACM TechNews

Nuclear Transport Fleet Testing AI-Powered Sails

The U.K.'s fleet for transporting spent nuclear fuel aims to retrofit the ships with artificial intelligence-driven sails to reduce fuel costs and emissions.

Wimbledon to Use AI for Video Highlight Commentary
From ACM News

Wimbledon to Use AI for Video Highlight Commentary

The announcement is part of a wider trend in tennis as the sport embraces technology.
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account