Researchers found that factors such as excessive bickering and poorly worded arguments led to about a third of Requests for Comment by Wikipedia editors going unresolved...MIT News From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2018
If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into...MIT News Office From ACM News | November 7, 2018
A new machine learning technique can drastically reduce false positives in fraud-detecting technology that incorrectly flag credit card sales as suspicious.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed software that could inform the selection of landing sites for scientific expeditions to Mars.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2018
A new algorithm can take two-dimensional videos and turn them into three-dimensionally-printed "motion sculptures" that show how a human body moves through space...MIT News From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2018
Dense Object Nets is a system that lets robots inspect random objects and visually understand them enough to accomplish specific tasks without having seen them...MIT News From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2018
MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and airborne...MIT News Office From ACM News | August 22, 2018
Researchers have embedded high-speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices within fibers woven into soft, washable fabrics, and converted them into communication...MIT News From ACM TechNews | August 14, 2018
An analysis found doctors' "gut feelings" about an intensive-care patient's condition played a significant role in determining how many tests were ordered for the...MIT News From ACM TechNews | August 2, 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed cell-sized robots that can sense their environment, store data, and conduct computational tasks...MIT News From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
A new machine learning algorithm can register brain scans and other three-dimensional images about 1,000 times faster than previously possible using novel learning...MIT News From ACM TechNews | June 26, 2018