The Accenture professional services firm is expanding its quantum computing consulting practice, reflecting growing corporate interest in the technology.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 8, 2019
Researchers at Keio University in Japan have developed a prototype robot tail to enhance human balance and help make seniors less susceptible to falls.
The Telegraph (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Scientists at the GFZ German Research Center in Potsdam, Germany, have developed a computer model which they say boosts the accuracy of volcanic eruption prediction...BBC Science Focus From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
A new machine vision system can analyze the poses of human subjects in fine art paintings throughout history, then identify other paintings that contain people...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Jaywalking could neutralize self-driving automobiles' purported benefit of reducing traffic congestion, and researchers are considering potential solutions.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Nigerian technologist Chinenye Udeh has launched a program that aims to boost gender parity in the technology industry in her home country, where women make up...VOA News From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Artificial intelligence has become a major source of economic value, contributing as much as $2 trillion to today's global economy. Sophisticated machine learning...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | August 7, 2019
The open-source Julia language combines the speed of "compiled" languages such as Fortran and C with the interactivity and syntax of "scripting" languages such...Nature From ACM TechNews | August 6, 2019
Iowa State University researchers created a computational model to assess how tree shading and air flow affects building temperature in extreme heat.
Iowa State University News Service From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2019
University of Houston researchers have developed a flexible wearable electronics patch that translates the wearer's movements and other instructions to a robot....IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2019
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a security advisory for small planes warning of a hacking exploit if someone physically accesses the aircraft...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2019