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


Looking Within
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Looking Within

Biosensing takes medical diagnostics to a deeper level.

Distilling What We Know
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Distilling What We Know

Researchers look to cut large GPT models down to size.

A Focus on X-Ray Vision
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A Focus on X-Ray Vision

Seeing past the distractions to what is inside.

Ambient IoT Gets Down to Business
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Ambient IoT Gets Down to Business

Highly flexible, inexpensive low-energy sensors combined with pervasive connectivity and artificial intelligence deliver real-time triggers without human intervention...

Computational Linguistics Finds Its Voice
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Computational Linguistics Finds Its Voice

Advances in artificial intelligence permit computers to converse with humans in seemingly realistic ways.

Technology Transforms Textiles
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Technology Transforms Textiles

Robotic fabrics sense motion and movements, and adapt accordingly.

Can AI Learn to Forget?
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Can AI Learn to Forget?

Specialized techniques may make it possible to induce selective 'amnesia' in machine learning models.

Digital Technology Fans Firefighting
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Digital Technology Fans Firefighting

New tools help firefighters identify the dynamics and characteristics of a fire—and respond more effectively.

What Is the Cost of Living Online?
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What Is the Cost of Living Online?

The cost of powering streaming and other rapidly growing online services will not "take down the Internet."

Making Sense With Biology
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Making Sense With Biology

Hybrid systems enhance the capabilities of electronics with biologics.

Qubit Devices Inch Toward Reality
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Qubit Devices Inch Toward Reality

Key questions and challenges remain, including how to scale qubit devices while reducing noise and errors to the point where the devices become useful.

Technology to the Rescue
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Technology to the Rescue

Updating emergency rescue equipment and tactics with digital technologies.

Channeling the Inner Voice of Robots
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Channeling the Inner Voice of Robots

People have inner voices, why not robots?

A New Way of Seeing
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A New Way of Seeing

Vision AI provides a deeper view.

The Worsening State of Ransomware
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The Worsening State of Ransomware

Sophisticated, dangerous ransomware is the new normal … and there is no simple fix.

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.

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.

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.

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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