acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Careers


Featured Job
bg-corner

Personal Tragedy Drives Student to Create Autonomous Delivery Robot
From ACM TechNews

Personal Tragedy Drives Student to Create Autonomous Delivery Robot

Ebtehal Alotaibi, a student at the University of Edinburgh, used a personal tragedy as motivation to build an autonomous vehicle.

Japan Turns to Innovation to Tackle Labor Crisis
From ACM TechNews

Japan Turns to Innovation to Tackle Labor Crisis

Japan, the world's fastest-aging economy, is turning to technologies like AI, avatars, and robots to address labor shortages.

Universities Train Engineers for the Quantum Future
From ACM TechNews

Universities Train Engineers for the Quantum Future

Colleges are starting the process of educating future engineers in topics such as how quantum computing hardware components work and how to write quantum computing...

As Baby Boomers Retire, German Businesses Turn to Robots
From ACM TechNews

As Baby Boomers Retire, German Businesses Turn to Robots

As Germany's baby boomers retire, exacerbating the country's labor shortage, many companies are filling job openings with robots.

Computer Scientists Program Robotic Seeing-Eye Dog
From ACM Careers

Computer Scientists Program Robotic Seeing-Eye Dog

Binghamton University researchers are developing a robotic seeing-eye dog that's been demonstrated guiding a person down hallways while responding to directional...

Helping Robots Follow A New Path
From ACM Careers

Helping Robots Follow A New Path

Researchers from Arizona State University and the U.S. Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory used reservoir computing to program a robot to move two arms on a 2D...

Energy-Storing Material Could Also Be Used To Build Electronic Gadgets
From ACM Careers

Energy-Storing Material Could Also Be Used To Build Electronic Gadgets

A team of engineers have developed a structural supercapacitor that provides both structural support and energy storage capabilities.

Labor Laws Need Updating Now That Remote Work Is Here to Stay
From ACM Careers

Labor Laws Need Updating Now That Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Employment laws and regulations must be updated to clarify issues related to work hours, overtime, and breaks in a remote work context, says Ruchi Sinha at the...

Researchers Race to Build the World's Smallest Atomic Clock, Again
From ACM Careers

Researchers Race to Build the World's Smallest Atomic Clock, Again

Responding to a DARPA challenge, research teams at Sandia National Laboratories are working to build smaller, more accurate atomic clocks. 

Professor to Develop Electronic Devices Made Entirely of Paper
From ACM Careers

Professor to Develop Electronic Devices Made Entirely of Paper

Professor Seokheun (Sean) Choi wants to build electronic devices made entirely of paper as a nontoxic, cost-effective, and biodegradable alternative to silicon-...

China Quietly Recruits Overseas Chip Talent as U.S. Tightens Curbs
From ACM Careers

China Quietly Recruits Overseas Chip Talent as U.S. Tightens Curbs

China has revived an initiative to recruit elite foreign-trained scientists under a lavishly funded program meant to accelerate the country's tech proficiency. ...

Engineering Students Develop Battery Charging System for Soldiers
From ACM Careers

Engineering Students Develop Battery Charging System for Soldiers

Electrical engineering students at the University of West Florida have developed a charging method that uses the motion of soliders as they walk to help charge...

Hackers Rig Casino Card-Shuffling Machines for 'Full Control' Cheating
From ACM Careers

Hackers Rig Casino Card-Shuffling Machines for 'Full Control' Cheating

Security researchers at IOActive accessed an internal camera inside the Deckmate 2 card shuffler used in casinos to learn the exact deck order and the hand of every...

Robots Cause Company Profits to Fall – At Least At First
From ACM Careers

Robots Cause Company Profits to Fall – At Least At First

Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that robots have a negative effect on profit margins at low levels of adoption. But at higher levels of adoption...

Ranking the Best Computer Scientists
From ACM Careers

Ranking the Best Computer Scientists

The 9th edition of Research.com ranking of the best scientists in the field of Computer Science is based on data consolidated from various data sources including...

These Companies May Be Most Affected by Generative AI
From ACM Careers

These Companies May Be Most Affected by Generative AI

A new study spotlights the companies that stand to benefit the most from ChatGPT and other types of generative AI to boost their productivity.  

Chip Industry Sees Labor Shortages Threatening U.S. Expansion Plans
From ACM Careers

Chip Industry Sees Labor Shortages Threatening U.S. Expansion Plans

The U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association warns that there won't be enough engineers, computer scientists, and technicians in the United States to support a rapid...

Why Mainframes Survive
From ACM Careers

Why Mainframes Survive

Many companies continue to pay the licensing fees on mainframe hardware, OS, and applications, and maintain staff for the hundreds or thousands of support personnel...

Researchers Boost the Building Blocks of Computing
From ACM Careers

Researchers Boost the Building Blocks of Computing

Researchers from the group of Jean Anne Incorvia, assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin, describe improvements on current semiconductor technology...

Art and The Science of Generative AI
From ACM Careers

Art and The Science of Generative AI

Understanding shifts in creative work will help guide AI's impact on the media ecosystem.
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account