Internet

Study shows that online privacy has become a cause of inequality

As information and communications technology (ICT) systems proliferate, it has become essential for the privacy of users to be considered and safeguarded. While there are many existing ways to protect users' digital privacy, ...

Internet

Exploring the underpinnings of shadowbanning on Twitter

In recent years, social media platforms have been developing and implementing a variety of strategies to moderate content published by their users and ensure that it is not offensive or inappropriate. This has sparked significant ...

Engineering

Studies compare models to predict bridge deterioration

Bridge failures are a reality for states with aging infrastructure, including Pennsylvania. In February, the Forbes Avenue Bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed due to structural failure; unfortunately, this kind of event isn't ...

Computer Sciences

A better statistical model for environmental data

By clarifying inconsistencies in published theories and devising a flexible statistical model, KAUST researchers have established a more informed and reliable basis for selecting the most suitable statistical model for environmental ...

Internet

Researchers develop a method to identify computer-generated text

In a world of Deep Fakes and far too human natural language AI, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and IBM Research asked: Is there a better way to help people detect ...

Internet

Turning the tables on the terrorists

It is known that much terrorist activity utilizes the power and immediacy of online social media and social networking tools to coordinate its attacks, rally support and spread the various agendas of the different groups ...