A mean robot could motivate human employees to improve their cognitive performance, compared to supervision by a friendly robot or no robot supervision, researchers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
Researchers at the Technical University of Cartagena in Spain deployed five autonomous underwater vehicles to locate and track oil spills below the surface of the...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers in Germany have developed a mobile laboratory to automate and accelerate the process of checking the wax coverage of grapes, a task prone to human error...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2018
Many computer users incorrectly believe private browsing protects them against computer viruses, targeted ads, geolocation, and tracking by employers and governments...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 18, 2018
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany have developed a new method to avoid embedding bias into machine learning algorithms....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 10, 2018
Researchers used a robot developed to can perform eye surgery on humans to help six patients who needed a membrane removed from their retina to improve their vision...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2018
A team of researchers has found that a team of robot football (soccer) players trained to mimic how infant humans walk can beat other robots trained on geometric...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 23, 2018
Researchers have used laser beams to manipulate a sodium atom and a caesium atom into a single, asymmetrical molecule, making it potentially useful for quantum...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2018
Researchers say they have created the world's most complex biological computer, a group of engineered cells that could be implanted into the human body.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 28, 2018
A new algorithm plays Atari games and advances within them either by baiting an enemy to kill itself, or by exploiting bugs that allow the algorithm to cheat.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2018