Researchers in France found so-called "cat qubits” (quantum bits) could reduce errors by quantum computers and accelerate the cracking of common encryption algorithms...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2023
A contract between the U.S. Department of Defense and RealNetworks calls for the Seattle-based company to equip U.S. Air Force autonomous drones with facial recognition...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2023
Frederike Dümbgen and colleagues have equipped a flying robot to use bat-like echolocation to map its surroundings using a simple microphone and speaker.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 6, 2023
Scientists taught an artificial intelligence a second distinct task without overwriting connections learned from a first task, through the use of simulated sleep...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2022
The U.K.'s Home Office says it will soon require people facing deportation to carry a global positioning system (GPS)-enabled fingerprint scanner at all times.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2022
A machine learning model developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis can analyze decades of earthquake data to predict future earthquakes.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 30, 2022
Pennsylvania State University researchers built a soft computer from rows of rubber blocks that performs different calculations based on how it is squished.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2022
Artificial intelligence is being used to read and translate cuneiform, helping to recreate ancient libraries by piecing together fragmented tablets and predicting...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2022
Stanford University researchers trained a microphone-outfitted robotic arm to locate objects like keys in a handbag by listening for telltale sounds while searching...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 15, 2022
Researchers incorporated a pair of infrared cameras into prototype goggles to help blind and visually impaired people navigate their environment intuitively.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 4, 2022
Bitcoin is theoretically vulnerable to hacking by quantum computers, but calculations show they would need to be a million times larger than those that exist today...New Scientist From ACM News | January 27, 2022