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From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Civilians in Ukraine are recording three-dimensional models of artifacts in a permanent digital archive as part of Backup Ukraine, a project to save the country's...CNN From ACM TechNews | June 13, 2022
Researchers developed an “electric nose” that can detect mixtures of specific volatile organic compounds through porous metal-organic framework films.
American Chemical Society From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2022
Software developer Emma Haruka Iwao and colleagues at Google Cloud calculated pi—the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter—to 100 trillion digits.
GeekWire From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2022
Scientists developed the VALHALLA machine learning method to hallucinate images of written words, and using those to help translate that text into target languages...MIT News From ACM TechNews | June 9, 2022
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Bristol used robots to demonstrate how predators adapt to overcome unpredictable behavior by their prey.
University of Bristol News (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | June 8, 2022
A multi-institutional team of scientists used a forecasting modeling program to predict the June 2018 Sierra Negra volcanic eruption on Ecuador's Galapagos Islands...University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign News Bureau From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2022
Researchers created an odor delivery device, then used machine learning to analyze electroencephalograms to determine how the brain processes scents.
University of Tokyo (Japan) From ACM TechNews | June 3, 2022
Researchers have built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth....The New York Times From ACM News | June 1, 2022
A study of 164 government-endorsed education technology products found 146 endangered children's privacy by collecting and selling their data to ad tech companies...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | June 1, 2022