Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Cornell University researchers have developed a fiber-optic sensor that can be use in a stretchable skin to sense deformations like pressure, bending, and strain...Cornell Chronicle From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
Although federal officials declared the 2020 presidential election the "most secure in American history," there were still technical problems.
Government Technology From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
Tyson Foods CEO Dean Banks said the U.S. meatpacking company is using infection-tracking algorithms and employee testing to protect workers from a Covid-19 surge...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2020
A soft fabric robotic gripper developed by University of New South Wales Sydney engineers can grasp, pick up, and release fragile objects without breaking them....University of New South Wales Sydney Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2020
Computer scientists, neurobiologists, and a master-perfumer at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a framework for odors that maps how they are...Weizmann Institute of Science From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2020
City College of New York researchers say they have developed a quantum algorithm with the potential to study a class of many-electron quantums system using quantum...SciTechDaily From ACM News | November 17, 2020
Unless action is taken now, by 2025 next generation technology, on which the world will increasingly rely, has the potential to overwhelm the defences of the global...World Economic Forum From ACM News | November 16, 2020
The Milken Institute's biennial State Technology and Science Index names Massachusetts, Colorado, and California as having the greatest science and technology capabilities...U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2020
Autonomous vehicle startup Cruise has announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver orders from a Scottsdale, AZ, Walmart store to local customers' homes.
VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2020
Researchers interviewed managers at quantum technology companies to determine how U.S. colleges and universities could help prepare the workforce for quantum technology...Rochester Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2020
Researchers have developed a strain sensor for use in smart textiles and soft robotic systems that is extremely resilient.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2020
Imperial Vice-Provost professor Nick Jennings and University of Oxford professors Ian Horrocks and Michael Wooldridg have been awarded the Lovelace Medal of the...Imperial College London From ACM News | November 13, 2020
Researchers designed a rubbery bioelectronic cardiac patch that can be implanted on the heart to monitor its health.
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2020