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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.


Durable, Dense, and Efficient: The Promise of DNA Data Storage
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Durable, Dense, and Efficient: The Promise of DNA Data Storage

Is DNA the future of data storage?

It's Alive!
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It's Alive!

Scientists and engineers cross the reality gap, transferring simulated evolution into real machines.

The Quantum Threat
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The Quantum Threat

Cryptographers are developing algorithms to ensure security in a world of quantum computing.

Machine Learning, Meet Whiskey
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Machine Learning, Meet Whiskey

Technologies are coming increasingly closer to approximating the human senses of taste and smell.

Soft, Sensitive, and Smart
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Soft, Sensitive, and Smart

The future of robotic skin.

What Makes a Robot Likable?
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What Makes a Robot Likable?

Interactions with robotics teach us more about people.

Robotic Implants
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Robotic Implants

Scientists are developing tiny medical machines that stretch the definition of the term "robot."

Shrinking Machines, Cellular Computers
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Shrinking Machines, Cellular Computers

Scientists are using DNA and RNA to build the world's tiniest robots and computing devices.

Feeling Sounds, Hearing Sights
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Feeling Sounds, Hearing Sights

A new wave of sensory substitution devices work to assist people who are blind or deaf.

Broadband to Mars
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Broadband to Mars

Scientists are demonstrating that lasers could be the future of space communication.

Sensors on the Brain
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Sensors on the Brain

Implantable wireless monitors give researchers a new look inside the human body.

Bias in Technology
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Bias in Technology

As leading companies release troubling diversity statistics, experts search for solutions.

The Edge of the Uncanny
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The Edge of the Uncanny

Scientists are learning more about what makes robots and chatbots engaging.

What's Next For Digital Humanities?
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What's Next For Digital Humanities?

New computational tools spur advances in an evolving field.

The Hyper-Intelligent Bandage
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The Hyper-Intelligent Bandage

Scientists are developing smart, sensor-packed dressings to help heal chronic wounds.

Beyond Search
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Beyond Search

The latest academic research tools do not just find papers; they analyze them.

One Brain to Teach Them All
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One Brain to Teach Them All

How the new field of cloud robotics will impact intelligent machines.

Sensing Emotions
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Sensing Emotions

How computer systems detect the internal emotional states of users.

Will Barbie Pass the Turing Test?
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Will Barbie Pass the Turing Test?

Startups are beginning to empower toys with child-friendly speech recognition technology.

The New Smart Cities
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The New Smart Cities

How urban information systems are slowly revamping the modern metropolis.
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