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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.


Shrinking Artificial Intelligence
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Shrinking Artificial Intelligence

Energy concerns push AI optimizations to the edge.

Holograms on the Horizon?
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Holograms on the Horizon?

Machine learning drives toward 3D imaging on the move.

Let the Algorithm Decide?
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Let the Algorithm Decide?

Algorithms fail their first test to replace student exams.

The Best of NLP
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The Best of NLP

Natural language processing delves more deeply into its knowledge gap.

Coalition of the Willing Takes Aim at COVID-19
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Coalition of the Willing Takes Aim at COVID-19

Data science can only do so much in the face of a pandemic.

Leveraging Unlabeled Data
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Leveraging Unlabeled Data

Deep learning looks for better pretexts.

Malevolent Machine Learning
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Malevolent Machine Learning

AI attacks throw light on the nature of deep learning.

Hidden Messages Fool AI
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Hidden Messages Fool AI

Forced errors focus attention on neural network quirks.

Learning to See
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Learning to See

Machine learning turns the spotlight on elusive viruses.

Floating Voxels Provide New Hope for 3D Displays
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Floating Voxels Provide New Hope for 3D Displays

In search of holograms that can be viewed from any angle.

Animals Teach Robots to Find Their Way
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Animals Teach Robots to Find Their Way

Navigation research demonstrates bio-machine symbiosis.

Deep Learning Hunts for Signals Among the Noise
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Deep Learning Hunts for Signals Among the Noise

Neural networks can deliver surprising, and sometimes unwanted, results.

Digitizing the World
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Digitizing the World

Digital maps trawl for real-time updates.

Self-Repair Techniques Point to Robots That Design Themselves
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Self-Repair Techniques Point to Robots That Design Themselves

Robots are being taught to brainstorm alternatives when damaged.

Brain Science Helps Computers Separate Speakers in a Crowded Room
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Brain Science Helps Computers Separate Speakers in a Crowded Room

People can listen to a single voice amid the hubbub of a cocktail party; algorithms can help computers do it, too.

Secure-System Designers Strive to STEM Data Leaks
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Secure-System Designers Strive to STEM Data Leaks

Attackers using side-channel analysis require little knowledge of how an implementation operates.

Decoding the Language of Human Movement
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Decoding the Language of Human Movement

Computers that recognize what is happening in moving images can help defend against crime, and revolutionize rehabilitation.

Researchers Probe Security Through Obscurity
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Researchers Probe Security Through Obscurity

Obfuscation protects code by making it so impenetrable that access to it won't help a hacker understand how it works.

Using Patient Data For Personalized Cancer Treatments
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Using Patient Data For Personalized Cancer Treatments

Patient information databases eventually will help improve health outcomes and support development of new therapies.

Life Points the Way to a New Template For Chipmaking
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Life Points the Way to a New Template For Chipmaking

While significant obstacles remain, researchers are optimistic about using DNA to guide graphene into complex circuit shapes on silicon.
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