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U.S. Department of Commerce Cites ACM U.S. Public Policy Council
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

U.S. Department of Commerce Cites ACM U.S. Public Policy Council

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s new Green Paper: Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things references and cites input provided by the ACM U.S. Public...

ACM Sponsors Data Sciences Education Roundtable at the U.S. National Academies of Sciences
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Sponsors Data Sciences Education Roundtable at the U.S. National Academies of Sciences

ACM is sponsoring a new 3-year initiative by the National Academy of Sciences on data science postsecondary education. A series of roundtable discussions will bring...

Global Technology Policy Newsletter – January 2017
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Global Technology Policy Newsletter – January 2017

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Through policy statements, issue briefs, white papers, and reports, ACM delivers knowledge-based analysis and educational materials...

New Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability by ACM U.S. Public Policy Council
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

New Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability by ACM U.S. Public Policy Council

Recognizing the ubiquity of algorithms in our daily lives, as well as their far-reaching impact, the ACM US Public Policy Council issued a “Statement on Algorithmic...

What can history tell us about today's infrastructure crisis?
From Phys.org Technology News

What can history tell us about today's infrastructure crisis?

On Tuesday, the University of Virginia's Miller Center released the eighth volume in its far-reaching First Year Project, an ongoing initiative to provide nonpartisan...

Trust issues: Users more gullible when they customize their technology
From Phys.org Technology News

Trust issues: Users more gullible when they customize their technology

Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety depending on how users perceive the robot''s role in their lives, according...

Six things we learned at the Detroit auto show
From Phys.org Technology News

Six things we learned at the Detroit auto show

This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future.

Data Analytics for Public Services: Beyond the Hype
From Blog@Ubiquity

Data Analytics for Public Services: Beyond the Hype

Data analytics is the new buzz phrase these days. Public service agencies all over the world are looking at data in order to optimize service delivery, as wellelectricity...

Study: How new Airbnb nondiscrimination policy may be worse
From Phys.org Technology News

Study: How new Airbnb nondiscrimination policy may be worse

The sharing economy is a booming industry, with companies such as Uber and Airbnb generating billions in value each year. Technology, combined with informal peer...

Drones could soon get crucial medical supplies to patients in need
From Phys.org Technology News

Drones could soon get crucial medical supplies to patients in need

Aerial drones could one day ferry life-or-death medical supplies between hospitals now that Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have figured out how to keep blood...

Science DMZ is focus of latest library of network training videos aimed at global audience
From Phys.org Technology News

Science DMZ is focus of latest library of network training videos aimed at global audience

For members of the established research and education (R&E) networking community, attending conferences or sitting in on workshop sessions is the normal way to...

America's crumbling infrastructure
From Phys.org Technology News

America's crumbling infrastructure

No matter how big the issue—national security, health care, gun rights—it's been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep...

EMV Credit Card Chips: No Silver Bullet, but a Significant Step Forward in Fraud Reduction
From ACM on Huffington Post

EMV Credit Card Chips: No Silver Bullet, but a Significant Step Forward in Fraud Reduction


Cruise company Carnival gets personal with concierge tech
From Phys.org Technology News

Cruise company Carnival gets personal with concierge tech

What if your room on a cruise ship were to unlock automatically as you approach, or if the wait staff could bring your favorite cocktail before you even ask?

FDA probes dangers of exploding e-cigarette batteries
From Phys.org Technology News

FDA probes dangers of exploding e-cigarette batteries

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is probing the dangers of exploding batteries in e-cigarettes, following dozens of reports of devices that have combusted,...

Lessons in trust from America's experience with electronic voting
From Phys.org Technology News

Lessons in trust from America's experience with electronic voting

It reads like a Hollywood movie. Elite hackers, allegedly sponsored by the Russian government, infiltrate the computer systems of the Democratic National Committee...

Museum getting a massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes
From Phys.org Technology News

Museum getting a massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes

A massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes is coming to Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Alexa a witness to murder? Prosecutors seek Amazon Echo data
From Phys.org Technology News

Alexa a witness to murder? Prosecutors seek Amazon Echo data

Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man whose body was found in a hot tub want to expand the probe to include a new kind of evidence: any comments...

Dealing with Infrastructure Disruption: IoT Security
From Blog@Ubiquity

Dealing with Infrastructure Disruption: IoT Security

Congress should incentivize universities and industry to partner to build security into Internet of Things (IoT) devices by design. The post Dealing with Infrastructure...

The biggest technology failures of 2016
From Phys.org Technology News

The biggest technology failures of 2016

2016 has been a watershed year for technology. There has been some spectacular fails that have brought a more realistic perspective to the fundamental belief that...
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