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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.


Algorithmic Authors
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Algorithmic Authors

Natural Language Generation software begins delivering on the promise of automated prose.

Big Data Meets Big Science
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Big Data Meets Big Science

Next-generation scientific instruments are forcing researchers to question the limits of massively parallel computing.

Patient, Heal Thyself
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Patient, Heal Thyself

New handheld medical diagnostic tools promise more efficient, lower-cost healthcare — but at what price?

A Quantum Conundrum
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A Quantum Conundrum

D-Wave has helped bring quantum computing into the spotlight, but critics continue to question the company's performance claims.

Proving Grounds
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Proving Grounds

Researchers are making headway with one of quantum computing's major theoretical problems: multi-prover interactive proofs.

Why Creative Ideas Are Rejected (and What You Can Do About It)
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Why Creative Ideas Are Rejected (and What You Can Do About It)

If you want your creative idea to be accepted, you might want to downplay how creative it is, according to researchers.

Linear Logic
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Linear Logic

A novel approach to computational logic is reaching maturity, opening up opening up new vistas in programming languages, proof nets, and security applications.

Type Theory Comes of Age
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Type Theory Comes of Age

Type systems are moving beyond the realm of data structure and into more complex domains like security and networking.

Ready For a Web OS?
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Ready For a Web OS?

The hegemony of the traditional desktop operating system is starting to fracture with the emergence of a new generation of Web browsers that may finally herald...

Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance
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Contemporary Approaches to Fault Tolerance

Thanks to computer scientists like Barbara Liskov, researchers are making major progress with cost-efficient fault tolerance for Web-based systems.
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