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Kwan-Liu Ma Receives Prestigious Honor from Association for Computing Machinery

For leadership and contributions to large-scale data visualization, the Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, has named Distinguished Professor Kwan-Liu Ma to its 2023 cohort of fellows.  

The ACM Fellow is the international association's most prestigious member grade. It is reserved for the top one percent of society members, recognizing outstanding contributions in computing and information technology or service to ACM and the larger computing community. 

YouTube Video Recommendations Lead to More Extremist Content for Right-Leaning Users, Researchers Suggest

A multidisciplinary research team in communication and computer science at the University of California, Davis, performed a systematic audit of YouTube’s video recommendations in 2021 and 2022. They tested how a person’s ideological leaning might affect what videos YouTube’s algorithms recommend to them.