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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.

Autonomous Walking Excavator Can Build Walls, Dig Trenches
From ACM TechNews

Autonomous Walking Excavator Can Build Walls, Dig Trenches

A walking construction vehicle can operate autonomously on rough terrain, thanks to a team of Swiss-German engineers.
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