Machine-learning models are trained by low-paid online gig workers. They're not going away—but we can change the way they work, says Saiph Savage.
MIT Technology Review From ACM News | December 17, 2020
Johns Hopkins University scientists mapped computer programmers' brain activity during coding exercises to uncover the underlying neural processes.
News-Medical Life Sciences From ACM TechNews | December 17, 2020
"Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade," a database collecting archives and entries documenting the lives of those who were enslaved, owned slaves, or...Kansas State University From ACM News | December 8, 2020
Researchers found a weak relationship between early technology use and later technology use, indicating fears of widespread, long-lasting tech addiction may be...Business Standard From ACM TechNews | November 24, 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
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
Researchers interviewed managers at quantum technology companies to determine how U.S. colleges and universities could help prepare the workforce for quantum technology...Rochester Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | 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
While Northeastern University faculty are expected to return, requests for remote work will still be accepted and addressed on a case-by-case basis.
The Huntington News From ACM News | October 26, 2020