The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 1, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches, and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it's...The New York Times From ACM News | June 23, 2020
The digital services churned out by the world's computer centers are multiplying, but their energy use is not, thanks to cloud computing, a new study says.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 28, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets)....The New York Times From ACM News | January 21, 2020
The Kiwi Campus startup near the University of California, Berkeley, offers robot meal deliveries to students, with remote "pilots" in Colombia setting and adjusting...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2019
Some companies are considering the use of high-tech sensors to address self-driving cars' limited ability to safely maneuver in traffic and see clearly in all...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2019
Researchers reconstructed a virtual skull of the last common human ancestor using computerized-tomography scans of 260 modern-day skulls from various populations...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
Computers, he said, were so expensive to use that any idle time was a huge waste. But with time-sharing, computer time was carefully metered and wasted time all...The New York Times From ACM News | July 15, 2019
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has significantly upgraded the software that guides its weather prediction capability for the first time...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 17, 2019
Researchers have developed automated "agents" that display humanlike behavior when playing in capture-the-flag mode in the Quake III multiplayer computer game.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 31, 2019