New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge

A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 24, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence computer-science philanthropy

Women in STEM: Krittika D'Silva

Krittika D'Silva is a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, a Gates Cambridge Scholar and a member of Jesus College. Alongside her academic research in AI and machine learning, she has worked for NASA on monitoring astronaut health with AI and wearable devices, and for the UN in using data science to inform public policy. Here, she tells us about her motivation, goals, and how she ended up playing a tennis match against HRH Prince Edward.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
March 5, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  machine-learning  women-in-stem  artificial-intelligence  computer-science

Prevention better than cure at keeping young users from getting involved in cybercrime

Highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime, a new study has suggested.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 21, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: crime computer-science cybersecurity cybercrime

Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

Following an international search, Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge, supported by a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 18, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  machine-learning  computing  artificial-intelligence  computer-science  philanthropy

Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags:  artificial-intelligence-ai  spotlight-on-artificial-intelligence  computer-science  algorithm  driverless-cars  transport

Most laptops vulnerable to attack via peripheral devices, say researchers

Many modern laptops and an increasing number of desktop computers are much more vulnerable to hacking through common plug-in devices than previously thought, according to new research.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Feb. 26, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: computer-science cybersecurity hacking

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