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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.
University of Michigan researchers have developed a model that simplifies robots' ability to follow commands by allowing them to understand what people are saying...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2020
Since April, computer scientists at Purdue University have been using an online database of public cameras to track compliance with social-distancing guidelines...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2020
Australia is deploying unmanned robot boats to patrol its waters and monitor weather and wildlife, as well as identifying boats potentially transporting asylum...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2020
Researchers trained an artificial intelligence system to detect Twitter bots based on differences in the patterns of Tweeting activity of real and fake accounts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Washington University researchers converted grasshoppers into bomb-sniffing tools by implanting electrodes in the insects' antenna lobes to tap into the capabilities...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2020
Police in the UK want to predict serious violent crime using artificial intelligence, New Scientist can reveal. The idea is that individuals flagged by the system...New Scientist From ACM News | November 28, 2018
Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail....New Scientist From ACM News | October 24, 2018
What are the best two legs for running an obstacle course? One leg that crawls at the knee joint, and one massive leg dragged behind for stability like a kangaroo's...New Scientist From ACM News | October 12, 2018
MobiLimb is a realistic-looking mechanical finger that plugs into the USB port of a mobile device as an additional way to interact with a smartphone or tablet.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 5, 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