Thirty-five years ago, while Martin Amis was writing "Money," one of the novels that defined the nineteen-eighties, he admitted to a distracting dalliance with...The New Yorker From ACM News | March 29, 2017
Chia-Chiunn Ho was eating lunch inside Facebook headquarters, at the Full Circle Cafe, when he saw the notice on his phone: Larry Zitnick, one of the leading figures...Wired From ACM Careers | March 28, 2017
NASA pulled off a scientific double play in Hawaii this winter, using the same instruments and aircraft to study both volcanoes and coral reefs.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 28, 2017
On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear's living room was jammed with powerful people eager to learn the...The New Yorker From ACM News | March 27, 2017
It was just a friendly little argument about the fate of humanity. Demis Hassabis, a leading creator of advanced artificial intelligence, was chatting with ...Vanity Fair From ACM News | March 27, 2017
Here's how to catch a black hole. First, spend many years enlisting eight of the top radio observatories across four continents to join forces for an unprecedented...Nature From ACM News | March 23, 2017
Intelligence agents and military operatives may come to rely heavily on machine learning to parse huge quantities of data, and to control a growing arsenal of autonomous...Technology Review From ACM News | March 22, 2017
As children, we learned about our solar system's planets by certain characteristics—Jupiter is the largest, Saturn has rings, Mercury is closest to the sun. Mars...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 20, 2017
This month IBM and Google both said they aim to commercialize quantum computers within the next few years (Google specified five), selling access to the exotic...Technology Review From ACM News | March 20, 2017
A recent NASA-funded study has shown how the hydrocarbon lakes and seas of Saturn's moon Titan might occasionally erupt with dramatic patches of bubbles.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 17, 2017
You've heard the hype: The quantum computer revolution is coming. Physicists say these devices will be fast enough to break every encryption method banks use today...Wired From ACM News | March 15, 2017