Some employers are building virtual reproductions of their offices as online simulations for workers in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 1, 2020
ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients, Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan, overcame industry indifference to found Pixar and put their computer graphics expertise to work.
...Neil Savage From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2020
Two studies evaluated a robot comedian's performance at comedy clubs to gather data to enable more effective robot-human interplay through humor.
Oregon State University News From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2020
Researchers demonstrated that virtual reality users are more likely to exercise better when vying with realistic, rather than idealized, avatars of themselves.
...University of Bath From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
While YouTube has reduced how often its algorithm recommends conspiracy theory-related videos, its progress in dealing with conspiracy theories has been uneven....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
An AI-enhanced video compression model has shown that deep learning can provide results comparable to established video compression technology.
University of California From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020