General Motors' Cruise autonomous vehicle unit said it will remove human backup drivers from the driverless vehicles it is testing on San Francisco streets by year's...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | October 21, 2020
Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins in quantum dots as qubits.
Arnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | October 21, 2020
"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that parallels or exceeds real world...Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | October 20, 2020
A U.S. engineering company has designed a robot dolphin in the hope that such animatronic machines eventually could substitute for captive animals at theme parks...Reuters From ACM TechNews | October 19, 2020
"Before the end of the year, we'll be sending cars out onto the streets of SF—without gasoline and without anyone at the wheel," Cruise CEO Dan Ammannwrote in a...Futurism.com From ACM News | October 16, 2020
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM News | October 16, 2020
Researchers led by the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have developed a technique for "squeezing" visible light in order to probe nanoscale memory devices,.
University of Cambridge (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2020
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is collaborating with construction technology firm ICON to develop a space-based construction system.
SciTechDaily From ACM TechNews | October 15, 2020
Researchers have created a 98-milligram sensor that can be deployed by riding on a small drone or an insect and being dropped when it reaches its destination.
UW News From ACM TechNews | October 14, 2020
Researchers have developed a framework for controlling four-legged robots that is more energy efficient and adaptable than traditional model-based gait control....Venture Beat From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2020
The NExt ApplicationS of Quantum Computing project hopes to demonstrate practical use cases for the Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices that soon will be available...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | October 13, 2020