Quantum computers, once thought to be "superior" to classical computers, increasingly are being seen as yet another accelerator…
From ACM NewsR. Colin Johnson Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 22, 2022
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers found that social media users trust artificial intelligence as much as human content moderators when it comes to flagging harmful content.
Pennsylvania State University From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
Wegmans has discontinued the self-checkout SCAN app it rolled out early in the pandemic to offer contactless shopping, citing losses tied to the app.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 4, 2022
A unique research project is tracking hundreds of people at risk for suicide, using data from smartphones and wearable biosensors to identify periods of high danger...The New York Times From ACM News | October 4, 2022
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Cambridge estimated bitcoin miners have discharged nearly 200 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
Software is making inroads into white-collar professions due to innovations enabled by artificial intelligence and machine learning, and fueled by pandemic-surging...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
A partnership between self-driving startup Kodiak Robotics and trucking company U.S. Xpress resulted in a self-driving 18-wheeler driving goods between Dallas and...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
The Mendix software company estimates low-code adoption climbed from 77% last year to 94% this year, with 40% of businesses now using low-code apps for mission-critical...TechRadar From ACM TechNews | October 3, 2022
Researchers worry these systems produce images that can cause a range of harms, such as reinforcing racial and gender stereotypes or plagiarizing artists without...The Washington Post From ACM News | October 3, 2022
Scientists trained a machine learning tool to capture the physics of electrons moving on a lattice using far fewer equations than would typically be required, without...SciTechDaily From ACM News | September 29, 2022
Computer modeling determined the western U.S. power grid could be strained if electric vehicle owners primarily charging their vehicles at home overnight.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2022
Weill Cornell Medicine researchers created the CSVDriver software to identify cancer-generating structural variants from tumor samples via DNA sequence analysis...Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom From ACM TechNews | September 28, 2022