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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.


Applied AI Teaches Handwriting
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Applied AI Teaches Handwriting

In an increasingly digital world, how do you teach students cursive handwriting?

Neurotechnology and the Law
From Communications of the ACM

Neurotechnology and the Law

How closely should implants be regulated?

The Drones of War
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The Drones of War

Drone makers are donating, or selling at cost, unmanned aerial drones to Ukraine.

First, There Were Bug Bounties. Now, Here Come the Bias Bounties
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First, There Were Bug Bounties. Now, Here Come the Bias Bounties

Offering rewards for the identification of bias in algorithms.

Converting Laws to Programs
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Converting Laws to Programs

In highly regulated industries, it is critical that laws are translated precisely into code that reflects their intent.

Filtering for Beauty
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Filtering for Beauty

Social media "influencers" use augmented reality filtering apps to appear more beautiful, together, and cool. Results may vary.

A Battery-Free Internet of Things
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A Battery-Free Internet of Things

The Internet of Things can thrive without hardwired or consumable power sources.

Automating the Farm
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Automating the Farm

Seeking increased yields with precision agriculture technology.

Just Think: The Outlook for BCI
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Just Think: The Outlook for BCI

Where Brain-Computer Interfaces are headed.

The Next Best Thing to Being There
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The Next Best Thing to Being There

Encouraged by the pandemic, augmented and mixed realities bring new views to end-users in medicine, industry, and the military.

Softening Up Robots
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Softening Up Robots

Giving robots soft, artificial skin would enable them to work more closely with people.

The Future of the Supply Chain
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The Future of the Supply Chain

Experts agree supplies increasingly will be near-sourced.

Coping with Burnout in IT
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Coping with Burnout in IT

Supporting staffers working from home adds another layer to the stress many IT professionals already were feeling.

Digital Twinning
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Digital Twinning

Many organizations using the Internet of Things have already implemented Digital Twins.

How Universities Deploy Student Data
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How Universities Deploy Student Data

Personalizing efforts to drive greater student retention and success.

Digital Transformation: A Business Imperative
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Digital Transformation: A Business Imperative

Advancing to Digital 2.0 can help the modern company anticipate the needs of the customer.

Viewing the Web Through Colorblind Eyes
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Viewing the Web Through Colorblind Eyes

How Web designers develop sites to ensure the colorblind can perceive them.

Collaborating with Robots
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Collaborating with Robots

The challenge of cobots in the workplace.

Exoskeletons Today
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Exoskeletons Today

Wearable mobile machines integrate people and machines to assist the movement-impaired, and amplify the capabilities of industrial and defense workers while protecting...

Eyes in the Skies
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Eyes in the Skies

Privacy concerns arise around the New York Police Department's drone program.  
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