The New York Police Department has been testing Digidog for deployment in dangerous situations, but some fear it could become an aggressive surveillance tool.
The New York Times From ACM News | March 1, 2021
A flexible, free-standing terahertz (THz) camera patch can film irregularly shaped objects more easily than traditional bulky and rigid THz cameras.
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2021
The Search-And-Rescue DrOne platform integrates aerial drones, artificial intelligence, and smartphones to find survivors of disasters using signals from their...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2021
A study under the Moralities of Intelligent Machines project found the appearance of robots influences humans' perception of their decisions' morality.
University of Helsinki (Finland) From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2021
Researchers have developed a computer model that could reduce wait times for charging electric cars by using information about each vehicle’s planned journey.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 22, 2021
Edmund Melson Clarke, Jr., a celebrated American academic who developed methods for mathematically proving the correctness of computer systems, died on December...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2021
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers developed robots that mimic blackworms blobs and could pave the way for the creation of swarm robots that function as...Interesting Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2021
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have created a four-legged soft robot that doesn't need any electronics to work. The robot only needs a constant...University of California San Diego From ACM News | February 18, 2021
Art historians, architects, computer scientists, and digital designers are leveraging virtual reality, 3D modeling, and cloud computing technologies to create a...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2021
From pilotless jets engaging in dogfights to huge undersea vessels ferrying troops, the Pentagon is pushing to increase the U.S. military's use of automation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 16, 2021