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dateMore Than a Year Ago
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.


Battling AI Biases
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Battling AI Biases

Machine learning mimics human biases; addressing the problem is complicated.

Robot the Musical
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Robot the Musical

Artificial intelligence promises to change aspects of music ranging from rock concerts to advertising jingles.

Cracking the Code on DNA Storage
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Cracking the Code on DNA Storage

Researchers are tapping DNA to create a new and different type of storage media. The technology could prove revolutionary.

Making Machines Make Sense
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Making Machines Make Sense

Researchers are working to imbue computing devices with sophisticated object recognition and tactile capabilities that could take computer sensing to an entirely...

Making Smartphones More Aware
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Making Smartphones More Aware

The drive to make electronic devices more situationally, contextually aware of their environments. 

Making Chips Smarter
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Making Chips Smarter

Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning are motivating researchers to design and build new chips to support different computing models.

The Future of Semiconductors
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The Future of Semiconductors

Researchers are looking for new ways to advance semiconductors as Moore's Law approaches its limits.

A Healthy Approach?
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A Healthy Approach?

A new wave of consumer-centric connected fitness and health-related devices is changing healthcare.

The Road to Progress
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The Road to Progress

Smarter roads will pave the way to a future with smoother, more efficient transportation.

Are Computer Chips the New Security Threat?
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Are Computer Chips the New Security Threat?

Security researchers have identified a technique for installing a backdoor on computer chips, a security flaw that could profoundly change the computing industry...

Cracking the Code on Biology
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Cracking the Code on Biology

Genetic engineering promises to revolutionize everything from agriculture and biofuels to medicine and food safety.

Heal Thyself!
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Heal Thyself!

Researchers are developing electronic components that have the ability to recognize damage and repair themselves.

Better Memory
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Better Memory

Advances in non-volatile memory are changing the face of computing and ushering in a new era of efficiencies.

Software-Defined Batteries Take Charge
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Software-Defined Batteries Take Charge

Researchers are exploring a new generation of batteries that rely on software to define performance.

Automotive Systems Get Smarter
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Automotive Systems Get Smarter

Automotive infotainment systems are driving changes to automobiles, and to driver behavior.

Drones Lack Autonomy
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Drones Lack Autonomy

Researchers and engineers are exploring ways to help Unmanned Aerial Vehicles choose to fly themselves, and to fly more safely.

Between the Lines
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Between the Lines

Smartphone apps are driving changes in the way people park. Sensors, crowdsourcing, and big data are making it easier to find open parking spots.

Welcome to Robot Hotel
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Welcome to Robot Hotel

A new generation of autonomous robots will usher in changes in the hospitality industry and beyond.

Smart Transportation Networks Drive Gains
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Smart Transportation Networks Drive Gains

Transportation engineers and city planners are looking to information technology to redefine traffic management in urban areas. With the opportunity, however, comes...

Apps Change the Face of Computing
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Apps Change the Face of Computing

As computing evolves and becomes increasingly mobile, apps are fundamentally changing actions…and interactions.
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