The creation of a cyborg insect army has just taken a step closer to reality.
A research team at the University of California Berkeley recently announced thatFrontiers...Wired News From ACM News | September 24, 2009
University of Utah professor Antonio Serrato-Combe has created a British Museum exhibition that allows visitors to digitally explore the empire of the last elected...niversity of tah News From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2009
New mobile phones could make it possible for augmented reality (AR) — real-world views overlaid with digital information — to trump virtual reality, which lacks...Economist Technology Quarterly From ACM TechNews | September 24, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
University of California, Berkeley professors Maneesh Agrawala and Lin He have been named MacArthur Fellows, which provides them with five-year, $500,000 grants...C Berkeley News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
The Long Tail theory suggests that the Internet drives demand away from popular products with mass appeal and directs it to more obscure niche offerings as it eases...Knowledge@Wharton From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
A security policy specification that guarantees the reliability and availability of home networks has been developed by computer scientists at Kyungpook National...Science Centric From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
Dealing with terabytes of data is not the monumental task it once was. The difficult part is presenting enormous amounts of information in ways that are most useful...David Lindley From Communications of the ACM | October 1, 2009
University of Missouri researchers Ashwin Mohan and Sandeep Pendyam, doctoral students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are utilizing computational...niversity of Missouri News Bureau From ACM News | September 23, 2009
Willow Garage researchers are developing robots that ask human for help when they cannot recognize objects. Willow Garage computer scientist Alan Sorokin has designed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 22, 2009
Netflix, the movie rental company, has decided its million-dollar-prize competition was such a good investment that it is planning another one.
The company’srecommendation...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2009
Super-dense "millipede"-style data storage systems could be enabled to function at room temperature with the development of a material that becomes soft when placed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
WHATEVER happened to quantum computers? A few years ago, it seemed, it was just a case of a tweak here, a fiddle there, and some kind of number-crunching Godzilla...New Scientist From ACM News | September 21, 2009
University of Adelaide researchers have developed software that eliminates the need for security personnel at large public venues to search for suspicious activity...niversity of Adelaide From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
This year's ACM conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages, and Appliances (OOPSLA 2009) will be held in Orlando, Fla., from October 25-29. OOPSLA...ACM From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2009
Computers have helped doctors in the medical community for years. Now, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston are working to see if computers can...Dana-Farber Cancer Institute From ACM News | September 21, 2009
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences computer scientists led by professor Thomas Schmidt have received a three-year grant for the Hybrid Adaptive Mobile Multicast...Hamburg niversity of Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2009