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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Catching the Fakes
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Catching the Fakes

Applying neural networks to images helps identify counterfeit goods.

Fact-Finding Mission
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Fact-Finding Mission

Artificial intelligence provides automatic fact-checking and fake news detection, but with limits.

Tracking COVID, Discreetly
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Tracking COVID, Discreetly

Tracing the contacts of those who come into contact with the coronavirus is not that simple.

Your Wish Is My CMD
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Your Wish Is My CMD

Artificial intelligence could automate software coding.

An Animating Spirit
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An Animating Spirit

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients, Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan, overcame industry indifference to found Pixar and put their computer graphics expertise to work. ...

Seeing Through Walls
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Seeing Through Walls

Artificial intelligence makes sense of radio signals to understand what someone in another room is doing.

Neural Net Worth
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Neural Net Worth

Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun this month will receive the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made...

A New Movement in Seismology
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A New Movement in Seismology

Unused telecom fiber might be used to detect earthquakes, uncover other secrets in the soil.

Rewarded for RISC
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Rewarded for RISC

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients David Patterson and John Hennessy developed the "dangerous" idea that software should be simpler so it can be executed more quickly...

Going Serverless
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Going Serverless

Serverless computing lets businesses and application developers focus on the program they need to run, without worrying about the machine on which it runs, or the...

Thinking Deeply to Make Better Speech
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Thinking Deeply to Make Better Speech

More work is needed to make synthesized speech more natural, easier to understand, and more pleasant to hear.

Seeing More Clearly
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Seeing More Clearly

Computer understanding of images has improved rapidly, but true visual intelligence is still a long way off.

Split Second
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Split Second

The issue of whether to add a "leap second" to square the clock with the Earth's orbit pits time specialists against IT.

Plenty of Proteins
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Plenty of Proteins

The growth of structural biology brings new challenges for the world's protein data archive.

General Agreement
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General Agreement

Leslie Lamport contributed to the theory and practice of building distributed computing systems that work as intended.

Proofs Probable
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Proofs Probable

Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali laid the foundations for modern cryptography, with contributions including interactive and zero-knowledge proofs.

Life in Simulation
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Life in Simulation

Computational models are tackling the complexity of biology, from single-celled microbes to human organs.

Social Network Data Reveals Non-Members' Secrets
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Social Network Data Reveals Non-Members' Secrets

People who avoid social networking sites to maintain their privacy may not be as secure as they think, German computer scientists say. 

Game Changer
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Game Changer

Judea Pearl's passionate advocacy of the importance of probability and causality helped revolutionize artificial intelligence.

Automating Scientific Discovery
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Automating Scientific Discovery

Computer scientists are teaching machines to run experiments, make inferences from the data, and use the results to conduct new experiments.
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