Researchers have found that the LiDAR sensors in autonomous vehicles are less effective in detecting objects at a distance during periods of heavy rain.
University of Warwick (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2021
A flexible, free-standing terahertz (THz) camera patch can film irregularly shaped objects more easily than traditional bulky and rigid THz cameras.
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2021
The Search-And-Rescue DrOne platform integrates aerial drones, artificial intelligence, and smartphones to find survivors of disasters using signals from their...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2021
New IBM research revealed that developers with skills in creating open-source cloud technologies are more likely than other job candidates to receive a call-back...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | February 23, 2021
Edmund Melson Clarke, Jr., a celebrated American academic who developed methods for mathematically proving the correctness of computer systems, died on December...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2021
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Northwestern University have devised a novel type of quantum error correction where errors are spontaneously...University of Massachusetts Amherst From ACM News | February 19, 2021
Materials science simulations conducted by a multi-institutional research team on a quantum computer generated accurate results that can be confirmed with neutron...Oak Ridge National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2021
From pilotless jets engaging in dogfights to huge undersea vessels ferrying troops, the Pentagon is pushing to increase the U.S. military's use of automation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 16, 2021
Experts said hackers' attempted lye-poisoning of a drinking water reservoir in Oldsmar, FL, last Friday highlights the vulnerability of the U.S. water supply.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Scientists at Russia's Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) have developed an algorithm that can identify tree species in satellite images.
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Russia) From ACM TechNews | February 9, 2021
Researchers connected two quantum bits (qubits) in two different laboratories to a distributed quantum computer via a 60-meter (196-foot) optical fiber.
Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Germany) From ACM TechNews | February 8, 2021
The Exposing.AI online tool lets people search image collections for photos of themselves, to learn if such images were used to train facial recognition systems...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021