European researchers have developed a new approach to artificial intelligence that could empower computers to respond intelligently to human behaviour as well as...Wired From ACM News | December 10, 2009
The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of Washington (UW) researchers are developing a contact lens with a wirelessly powered light-emitting diode (LED) in the hope that the device can be...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2009
In early August, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski toured California to build support for the FCC's ongoing effort to create...Wired From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2009
Researchers continue to work to make robots safer to be around humans, but some robot experts say the key is to stop making robots that lack ethics. "If you build...Wired News From ACM TechNews | July 22, 2009
Southern Methodist University professor Marc Christensen, backed by funding from the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has developed...Wired News From ACM TechNews | July 8, 2009
IBM and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology are building the Aquasar, a new supercomputer that will use water to keep the system cool and will recycle some...Wired News From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2009
U.S. President Obama recently made cybersecurity a national priority, but at the ACM's Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference, Threat Level editor Kevin Poulsen...Wired News From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2009
Arizona election officials demonstrated their Internet voting system at ACM's recent Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference in Washington, D.C. For the 2008...Wired News From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2009
New software developed at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is being used with semi-autonomous robots in the war against drug smuggling. The software can be...Wired News From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2009
Scratch, created by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, is a programming environment for creating interactive...Wired News From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2009
The surpassing of petaflop speeds by a new breed of supercomputers could facilitate a profound scientific transformation by bringing simulation to the cutting edge...Wired From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2008