A task force evaluated the feasibility of developing a functional quantum computer, emphasizing "the time and resources required, and how to assess the probability...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | December 10, 2018
DeepMind, the London-based subsidiary of Alphabet, has created a system that can quickly master any game in the class that includes chess, Go, and Shogi, and do...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | December 7, 2018
Researchers at the University of Koblenz-Landa in Germany developed a robotic system that was able to successfully clean at least 80% of the liquid from on and...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2018
Researchers have created robots that can adapt to their environment based on centralized sensory processing, environmental perception, and decision-making software...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2018
Researchers have developed palm-sized drones that can forcefully tug objects 40 times their own mass by anchoring themselves to the ground or to walls.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2018
Would-be travelers of the galaxy, rejoice: The Chinese tech giant Baidu has invented a translation system that brings us one step closer to a software Babel fish...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 25, 2018
Researchers have outfitted a micro-electromechanical system with artificial intelligence, enabling neuromorphic computing in a microscale device and bringing edge...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2018
In the summer of 2017, a group of young political activists in the United Kingdom figured out how to use the popular dating app Tinder to attract new supporters...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
In order to achieve the edge computing that people talk about in a host of applications including 5G networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), you need to pack...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | October 18, 2018
Researchers used a convolutional neural network to reduce the amount of time the HyQ quadruped robot needs to plan its foot placement by several orders of magnitude...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 12, 2018
Researchers have developed a semiautomated system that could have identified in seconds malicious chips reportedly inserted into computer systems by the Chinese...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2018
This year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) turned 60. To celebrate, DARPA held a conference in Washington, D.C. One of the highlights...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 27, 2018
Researchers have discovered a physical phenomenon in how semiconductor nanoparticles interact with light when under the influence of an electric field.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2018