A star-crossed mission nearly 20 years in the making that was intended to seek an answer to the most burning, baffling question in astronomy—and perhaps elucidate...The New York Times From ACM News | February 20, 2018
In Phoenix, Ariz., cars are self-navigating the streets. In many homes, people are barking commands at tiny machines, with the machines responding. On our smartphones...The New York Times From ACM News | February 14, 2018
In July, China unveiled a plan to become the world leader in artificial intelligence and create an industry worth $150 billion to its economy by 2030.
The New York Times From ACM News | February 13, 2018
Scientists have confirmed a form of water that is simultaneously solid and liquid. It is the latest advance in the study of water, a seemingly simple substance...The New York Times From ACM News | February 6, 2018
What if your employer made you wear a wristband that tracked your every move, and that even nudged you via vibrations when it judged that you were doing something...The New York Times From ACM News | February 2, 2018
More than a million followers have disappeared from the accounts of dozens of prominent Twitter users in recent days as the company faces growing criticism over...The New York Times From ACM News | February 1, 2018
Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...The New York Times From ACM News | January 29, 2018
Researchers hope to make a fragile ancient Coptic codex readable by scanning it with computerized tomography and then using software to extract legible text.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2018
Our bodies make roughly 20,000 different kinds of proteins, from the collagen in our skin to the hemoglobin in our blood. Some take the shape of molecular sheets...The New York Times From ACM News | December 29, 2017
From inside the control room carved into the rock more than half a mile underground, Mika Persson can see the robots on the march, supposedly coming for his job...The New York Times From ACM News | December 27, 2017
When you drive toward an intersection, the sight of the light turning red will (or should) make you step on the brake. This action happens thanks to a chain of...The New York Times From ACM News | December 11, 2017
Every month, about four million more Indians get online. They include people like Manju, a 35-year-old seamstress in this city of ancient palaces, who got her first...The New York Times From ACM News | December 6, 2017
They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy," his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape...The New York Times From ACM Careers | November 21, 2017