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Yao contributed to cutting-edge research in areas including security, secure computing, and quantum computation.
The bill would require Internet platforms to let people use a version of their services where content is not selected by "opaque algorithms" driven by personal data.
In-cabin sensors can help customize the passenger experience.
A new database shows the movement of the river centerlines of the 48 most threatened deltas in the world over the past 40 years.
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Cambridge found universities' value judgments about research have been tied to social media platforms.
The Benthic Rover II robot has spent seven years collecting deep-sea data 140 miles off California's coast.
Researchers have devised a viable "quantum entanglement witness" for proving the existence of spooky quantum entanglement in solid materials.
Hybrid systems enhance the capabilities of electronics with biologics.
Tech titans and upstarts alike are working to deepen our relationships with their robots.
Shielding users' interests in topics like race, health, religion, and politics.
U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen and Shelley Moore Capito have launched a bipartisan caucus to unlock more opportunities for women and girls in STEM careers.
The U.S. Congress is requiring automakers to develop technologies that prevent drunk driving.
Scientists are using robots that realistically interact with animals, to gain insights into the animals’ social dynamics.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is using fully driverless trucks for its online grocery business.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego wrote a simple script that identifies figurative phrases and replaces them with their literal meaning, as a means of improving the performance of dialogue systems like chatbots…
Japan's Inamori Foundation has named Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih recipient of the international Kyoto Prize in advanced technology.
Algorithms that decide how colleges and universities apportion financial aid could be unfairly filtering out applicants and reducing their aid offers.
Researchers at Germany's Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Russia's Ural Federal University found search engines often return inaccurate health information.
The World Bank's Climate Warehouse program is consulting with cryptocurrency startups like the Chia Network to build a "public-good layer" for climate.
The International Boxing Association used an artificial intelligence system to evaluate judges and referees before clearing them for the current men's world championships.
A July 2020 drone crash was the first known case of a "modified unmanned aircraft system likely being used in the U.S. to specifically target energy infrastructure."
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said Clearview AI violated domestic privacy laws by collecting images from Websites without Australians' consent.
University of California, Riverside computer scientists have developed a tool that cripples botnets by fooling them into exposing their Internet of Things command and control servers.
Neuroscientists find the internal workings of next-word prediction models resemble those of language-processing centers in the brain.
A quantum computing breakthrough just brought applications years closer.
A new machine-learning system helps robots understand and perform certain social interactions.
Said Berners-Lee, "The tracks are laid, the trains are ready to run, trusted data is ready to flow."
An international team of scientists used supercomputing to strengthen existing antibiotics' effectiveness against bacterial resistance.
Researchers have developed an algorithm which they say is 91% accurate in predicting suicidal thoughts and behavior (STB) among adolescents.