All posts created by Frances Bloomfield
09/30/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

After taking over our manufacturing jobs, artificial intelligence is now poised to muscle in on another ubiquitous industry: customer service.

http://www.computing.news/2017-09-30-exercise-in-frustration-microsoft-is-exchanging-its-foreign-customer-service-agents-for-chatbots.html

09/23/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Researchers from Italy have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease almost 10 years before human

http://www.computing.news/2017-09-23-new-ai-can-diagnose-alzheimers-10-years-before-human-doctors.html

09/23/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

A team of Israeli security researchers have demonstrated how hackers could use infrared light (IR) to control the behavior of

http://www.computing.news/2017-09-23-security-cameras-are-a-security-risk-and-not-just-to-your-privacy-researchers-demonstrate-how-they-can-be-hacked.html

09/14/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Watch out: Your gadgets are smarter than you are, and it may be endangering you. We human beings have always

http://www.computing.news/2017-09-14-watch-out-your-gadgets-are-smarter-than-you-are-and-its-moving-you-down-the-food-chain.html

08/23/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

On the afternoon of Aug. 19, 2017, East Coast Time, statistics professor Salil Mehta discovered that he had been banned

http://www.computing.news/2017-08-23-google-now-banning-scientists-and-statisticians-as-the-search-engines-war-on-truth-ramps-up.html

07/28/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Should humanity become extinct in the immediate future, it won’t be by our own hands or through the wrath of

http://www.computing.news/2017-07-28-stronger-than-human-terminator-robots-are-now-a-reality-warn-analysts-and-should-be-classified-as-an-invasive-species.html

07/28/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

A spate of teen suicides going as far back as 2015 has been linked to the Russian Internet game, the

http://www.computing.news/2017-07-28-hundreds-of-teens-are-committing-suicide-because-they-are-told-to-do-so-via-a-50-day-blue-whale-challenge-on-social-media.html

07/20/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

The next step in drone technology has been realized: scientists from the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge in England

http://www.computing.news/2017-07-20-coming-soon-spy-dragonflies-that-monitor-you-and-upload-audio-video-to-the-nsa-or-cia.html

07/14/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Beginning July 12, 2017, the first robot lawyer in the world will be providing free legal counsel across the entire

http://www.computing.news/2017-07-14-robot-lawyer-unveiled-in-all-50-states-to-help-you-beat-traffic-tickets.html

07/06/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

On June 29, 2017, the iPhone turned 10 years old. Since it was first launched over a decade ago, the

http://www.computing.news/2017-07-06-iphone-is-the-crack-cocaine-of-technology.html