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datePast Year
subjectHuman Computer Interaction
authorPaul Marks

An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Testing Asimov's Idea for Power From Space
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Testing Asimov's Idea for Power From Space

Isaac Asimov's notion of capturing energy in space and beaming it to the Earth’s surface faces its first orbital testing.

Creepy Robots of the Coronavirus Era
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Creepy Robots of the Coronavirus Era

The robots policing people as they begin to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns are not being mistaken for anyone's friends.

Picking Locks with Audio Technology
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Picking Locks with Audio Technology

How eavesdropping smartphones could give thieves a copy of your front door key.

Stopping the Exploiters
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Stopping the Exploiters

An angry public demands an end to phishing sites exploiting Covid-19.  

Blocking Facial Recognition
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Blocking Facial Recognition

Facial recognition technology faces opposition from technology industry giants, and from the grass roots.

Hitting the Heights
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Hitting the Heights

Rocket-assisted airplane collisions fuel better drone impact simulators.

A Vector for Skulduggery
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A Vector for Skulduggery

Dark patterns have been migrating to smartphone apps.
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