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datePast Year
subjectPerformance And Reliability
authorSamuel Greengard

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


AI Shakes Up the Seismology World
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AI Shakes Up the Seismology World

Artificial intelligence is reshaping our understanding of earthquakes and other seismological events

It’s a New Digital Ballgame
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It’s a New Digital Ballgame

Digital technology brings new elements to sports.

AI on Edge
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AI on Edge

Shifting artificial intelligence to the "edge" of the network could transform computing . . . and everyday life.

Neuromorphic Chips Take Shape
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Neuromorphic Chips Take Shape

Chips designed specifically to model the neurons and synapses in the human brain are poised to change computing in profound ways.

3D Printing Takes Shape During the Pandemic
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3D Printing Takes Shape During the Pandemic

Three-dimensional printing is transforming medicine during the coronavirus pandemic.

A New Class of AI Ethics
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A New Class of AI Ethics

The ethics of artificial intelligence is increasingly part of school curricula. Will it lead to a better world?

Meet the Uninfectables
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Meet the Uninfectables

Hospital wards, grocery stores, and food delivery services are turning to robotic devices to better navigate the pandemic.

Will RISC-V Revolutionize Computing?
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Will RISC-V Revolutionize Computing?

The open instruction set for microprocessors promises to reshape computing and introduce new, more powerful capabilities.

Algorithms in the Courtroom
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Algorithms in the Courtroom

The use of software to determine bail and sentencing terms has gone mainstream. How fair are these systems?

Medical Professionals Tap AI to Combat COVID-19
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Medical Professionals Tap AI to Combat COVID-19

Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are aiding hospitals and healthcare experts in the battle against the coronavirus.

 The Battle Over Autonomous Killing Machines
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The Battle Over Autonomous Killing Machines

Should lethal autonomous weapon systems be programmed to strike and kill without direct human oversight?

Can Nanosheet Transistors Keep Moore's Law Alive?
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Can Nanosheet Transistors Keep Moore's Law Alive?

The technology promises to advance semiconductors and computing, but also introduces new questions and challenges.

Making the Internet Civil Again
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Making the Internet Civil Again

Researchers are exploring ways to improve discourse in online discussion groups and social media sites.

Will Deepfakes Do Deep Damage?
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Will Deepfakes Do Deep Damage?

The ability to produce fake videos that appear amazingly real is here. Researchers are now developing ways to detect and prevent them.

When Drones Fly
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When Drones Fly

Drone technology is poised to enter the mainstream of business and society, but engineering robust controls remains a challenge.
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