One of the worst epidemics in human history, a sixteenth-century pestilence that devastated Mexico's native population, may have been caused by a deadly form of...Nature From ACM News | February 27, 2017
Baidu's Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence Lab has released a modified implementation of the ring all-reduce OpenMPI algorithm for the deep-learning community...HPC Wire From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2017
Software robots designed to fix errors on Wikipedia often engage in online fights lasting years, with bots repeatedly undoing each other's edits.
University of Oxford From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2017
University of Cincinnati researchers are using a U.S. National Science Foundation grant to test how fuzzy logic helps autonomous aerial drones overcome the difficulties...UC Magazine From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2017
Researchers have demonstrated that silicon optical devices can reproduce physical phenomena used by high-end telecommunications optoelectronic components.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2017
Poisonous political divisions have spawned an encryption arms race across the Trump administration, as both the president’s advisers and career civil servants scramble...Politico From ACM Careers | February 27, 2017
John Charles Knight, 69, of Charlottesville, VA, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017, after a courageous battle with hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
The Daily Progress From ACM News | February 27, 2017
Instructional methods for science, technology, engineering, and math undergraduate programs must change with education research, according to a new report.
Campus Technology From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2017
Researchers in the U.K. are working to develop advanced machine-to-machine communication systems that capture and transmit images from highly efficient vision sensors...The Engineer (United Kingdom) From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2017
Researchers in the U.K. are suggesting a new approach to high-performance computing infrastructure involving containerization is required by second-generation applications...HPC Wire From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2017
Researchers have developed an algorithm to determine a speaker's mood in real time by registering not only their speech, but also their vital signs.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2017
There is a crisis brewing in the cosmos, or perhaps in the community of cosmologists. The universe seems to be expanding too fast, some astronomers say.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 23, 2017
The University of California, Berkeley is collaborating with several major technology companies in forming the 5G Innovators Initiative, which is focused on bringing...The Daily Californian From ACM TechNews | February 23, 2017