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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


2023 ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Recipients Named
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2023 ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Recipients Named

ACM and IEEE named the recipients of the 2023 ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships.

Fungal Architectures and Logical Bacteria
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Fungal Architectures and Logical Bacteria

The future of biocomputing.

Organizing Unstructured Data
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Organizing Unstructured Data

Vector databases, commonly used for similarity search and product recommendations, are a shining light in the era of Artificial Intelligence.

Pioneer of Multicore Processor Design Receives ACM-IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award
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Pioneer of Multicore Processor Design Receives ACM-IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award

Stanford University Professor Kunle Olukotun made computer processors more efficient and developed pivotal technologies for machine learning.

The Fall of Silicon Valley Bank
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The Fall of Silicon Valley Bank

An overreliance on technology startups could have been a major factor in its demise.

Linking IT's Energy Consumption to Carbon Emissions
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Linking IT's Energy Consumption to Carbon Emissions

New guidelines aim to measure, and ultimately reduce, the digital impact of the enterprise on the environment.

Transformative Innovations Recognized
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Transformative Innovations Recognized

ACM celebrates individuals whose work has impacted datacenter networks, software, algorithms, and AI.

Researchers Flesh Out Biocomputing
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Researchers Flesh Out Biocomputing

Drawing Intelligence from actual brain cells could deliver human-like cognition in diverse fields.

Seltzer Named ACM Athena Lecturer for Technical, Mentoring Contributions
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Seltzer Named ACM Athena Lecturer for Technical, Mentoring Contributions

ACM has named Margo Seltzer of Canada's University of British Columbia the 2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer for her pioneering technical contributions and commitment...

Computing and Social Responsibility
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Computing and Social Responsibility

Hardware, software, and social media companies increasingly must consider the potential social and ethical risks of their products.

Lighting the Way at Nanometer Scales
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Lighting the Way at Nanometer Scales

Light waves bouncing around could replace a significant portion of digital computation.

David Papworth Honored with ACM Breakthrough in Computing Award
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David Papworth Honored with ACM Breakthrough in Computing Award

David B. Papworth has been named to receive the ACM Charles P. "Chuck" Thacker Breakthrough in Computing Award for his work on microprocessors at Intel.

Boosting Photodiode Efficiency to 220%
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Boosting Photodiode Efficiency to 220%

Researchers at the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology are chasing quantum efficiency.

Passkeys Unlock a New Era for Authentication
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Passkeys Unlock a New Era for Authentication

A potential alternative to passwords.

MXenes Shield EMI, More
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MXenes Shield EMI, More

Feather-light yet providing near-total shielding capability, MXenes effectively conduct electricity, tune frequencies, and enhance the integrity of communications...
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