The market for commercial spyware — which allows governments to invade mobile phones and vacuum up data — is booming. Even the U.S. government is using it.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 9, 2022
Scientists taught an artificial intelligence a second distinct task without overwriting connections learned from a first task, through the use of simulated sleep...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2022
Common deidentification techniques do not adequately protect data privacy, according to a study by University of Chicago computer scientist Aloni Cohen.
University of Chicago From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2022
Malte Schröder and colleagues at Dresden University of Technology programmed an algorithm to design the optimal cycling route for any given city, using network...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 11, 2022
New platform allows automated analysis and lossless sharing of material exploration data in the form of knowledge graphs in electronic laboratory notebooks.
Waseda University From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2022
Scientists warn of a possible disconnect between the power of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's James Webb Space Telescope and current datasets...CNN From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2022
The DeepPrecip neural network developed by Fraser King and colleagues at the University of Waterloo models weather in order to measure annual snowfall and snowmelt...University of Waterloo From ACM TechNews | September 6, 2022
Japan's government will review around 1,900 government processes that still require the use of floppy disks, CDs, or mini disks, as part of an initiative to eliminate...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 1, 2022
Amazon is expanding its reach into the healthcare and smart home industries through its acquisition of a primary care company and a merger with iRobot.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 25, 2022
Measurement has driven research groups to home in on the most popular datasets, but that may change as metrics shift to real-world quality.
Chris Edwards From Communications of the ACM | September 1, 2022