For more than 50 years, computers have made steady and dramatic improvements, all thanks to Moore's Law—the exponential increase over time in the number of transistors...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 31, 2017
A scientist wanting to hack into an animal's brain used to have three different tools to choose from: electric current, drugs, and light. Now there's a fourth:...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | August 29, 2017
As excited as we are about the forthcoming generation of social home robots (including Jibo, Kuri, and many others), it's hard to ignore the fact that most of them...IEEE Spectrum From ACM Opinion | August 24, 2017
Everyone likes the idea of a smart city. Traffic lights would automatically adjust to optimize traffic flow, you could find parking spaces without circling for...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | August 18, 2017
Last month, IEEE Spectrum ran a special report focusing on the question "Can We Copy the Brain?" The report offered a thorough examination of all the ongoing efforts...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | July 28, 2017
Researchers have developed a biological computer that functions inside living bacterial cells and tells them what to do, according to a report published yesterday...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | July 27, 2017
DeepMind has created a YouTube dataset of 300,000 video clips and 400 human action classes to train its deep-learning algorithms to better identify human activities...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2017
I stand firm in the opinion that it's my basic, human right to binge-watch six hours of trashy detective shows on a Friday night with a silent phone in my lap and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | April 14, 2017
Researchers at Lehigh University have developed new browser fingerprinting software that identifies users across Web browsers more accurately than the most sophisticated...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2017
Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have detected brain growth changes linked to autism in children as young as six months old.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2017
The University of Central Florida has been developing artificial intelligence solutions to relieve crowd scientists from the task of manually counting heads.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 26, 2017