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From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Some of the animatronics at Disney's parks have been doing their herky-jerky thing since the Nixon administration. The company knows that nostalgia won't cut it...The New York Times From ACM News | August 23, 2021
The team won hearts worldwide in 2017 when six members were denied visas to travel to the U.S. for a robotics competition, only to be allowed in after public outcry...The New York Times From ACM News | August 20, 2021
It will be the broadest look yet at Tesla's assisted-driving technology. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has the authority to force a recall...The New York Times From ACM News | August 17, 2021
Anthony Bourdain's A.I.-generated voice is just the latest example of a celebrity being digitally reincarnated. These days, though, it could happen to any of us...The New York Times From ACM News | July 26, 2021
Stanford University researchers have developed an artificial intelligence system designed to provide automated feedback to students taking the online Code in Place...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2021
Hydroponic farms are growing crops with innovative technologies, including machine learning algorithms, data analytics, and proprietary software, in the absence...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2021
The University of California, San Diego's Ilkay Altintas and colleagues have spent eight years helping fire managers and scientists combat wildfires through the...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | July 21, 2021
The documentary "Roadrunner" by Morgan Neville uses 45 seconds of a voice that sounds like Bourdain, generated with artificial intelligence. Is it ethical?
The New York Times From ACM News | July 19, 2021
IBM's artificial intelligence was supposed to transform industries and generate riches for the company. Neither has panned out. Now, IBM has settled on a humbler...The New York Times From ACM News | July 19, 2021
Executives at the social network have clashed over CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned data tool that revealed users' high engagement levels with right-wing media sources...The New York Times From ACM News | July 15, 2021