Social media companies are struggling to contain new forms of political misinformation on their platforms that bubbled up during this year's midterm elections.
...The Hill From ACM News | November 12, 2018
The US now can claim the top two machines on a list of the 500 fastest supercomputers, as Sierra, an IBM machine for nuclear weapons research at Lawrence Livermore...CNET From ACM News | November 12, 2018
I'm a simple person. To me, a computer consists of three parts: data that goes in and out, operations that modify the data, and storage that holds the data.
Ars Technica From ACM News | November 9, 2018
It was five years ago this month that ESA's GOCE gravity-mapping satellite finally gave way to gravity, but its results are still yielding buried treasure—giving...European Space Agency From ACM News | November 8, 2018
This accomplishment will feed research on developing atomic-scale devices for storing digital bits, and the storage of quantum bits in the magnetic spin of atomic...R. Colin Johnson From ACM News | November 8, 2018
A new study predicts demand for information technology workers will outstrip supply, due to growth in digital technologies, tighter labor markets, and few workers...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2018
After decades of neglect, hellish and cloud-enveloped Venus—sometimes called Earth's evil twin—is a world ready and waiting for renewed exploration.
Scientific American From ACM News | November 7, 2018
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them,...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 7, 2018
If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into...MIT News Office From ACM News | November 7, 2018
Wi-Fi fills our world with radio waves. In your home, in the office, and increasingly on city streets, humans are bathed in a constant background field of 2.4-...Technology Review From ACM News | November 6, 2018
For centuries, science was a multilingual affair, powered by French, German, English and other tongues. But since the early 1970s, English has become the undisputed...Axios From ACM News | November 2, 2018
Last week, as thousands of Central American migrants made their way northward through Mexico, walking a treacherous route toward the US border, talk of "the caravan...Wired From ACM News | November 1, 2018