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Robots Can Use Their Own Whirring to Echolocate, Avoid Collisions
From ACM TechNews

Robots Can Use Their Own Whirring to Echolocate, Avoid Collisions

Robots can navigate and avoid collisions using the sounds they produce through echolocation as bats do.

Smart Scheduling for Big Computing Tasks Cuts Emissions Up to a Third
From ACM TechNews

Smart Scheduling for Big Computing Tasks Cuts Emissions Up to a Third

Researchers found that shifting large computing jobs to nights or weekends can lower carbon emissions from datacenters by as much as a third.
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