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From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have developed a hand-tracking system to determine how long it would take a driver to assume control of a self-driving car in an emergency.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2019
A few days before Christmas, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that devotes more than US $1.2 billion to a national effort dedicated to quantum...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | January 11, 2019
What's the best type of device from which to build a neural network? Of course, it should be fast, small, consume little power, have the ability to reliably store...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | December 17, 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 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
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
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
Until now, the neuroscience programs at DARPA, the mad science wing of the Department of Defense, have focused on technologies for warfighters who have returned...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 13, 2018