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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.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers at DeepMind trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to guess missing words or characters from Greek inscriptions up to 2,600 years old.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
A new smartphone app can detect extremely small amounts of norovirus (the most common cause of gastroenteritis) in water, when used with a microscope attachment...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed artificial skin containing physical sensors that can detect pressure, bending, and temperature...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2019
Researchers in the .K. found that drones and siren sounds were most effective in getting endangered southern white rhinos to leave poaching hotspots in national...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019