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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.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers demonstrated that crowdsourced judgments about the quality of news sources can marginalize online misinformation...MIT News From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2019
A novel model developed by MIT and Microsoft researchers identifies instances in which autonomous systems have "learned" from training examples that don't match...MIT News From ACM News | January 28, 2019
Researchers have developed a tool for nonstatisticians that automatically generates models for analyzing raw data. The tool takes in datasets and generates sophisticated...MIT News From ACM TechNews | January 18, 2019
A new technique developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology "reverse-engineers" complex three-dimensional (3-D) computer-aided design...MIT News From ACM TechNews | January 4, 2019
MIT researchers have invented a way to fabricate nanoscale 3-D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials...MIT News From ACM News | December 17, 2018
A new ingestible capsule can be customized to dispatch drugs, sense environmental conditions, or both, and can remain in the stomach for at least a month.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | December 17, 2018
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