Researchers have developed an intelligence system for "tuning" powered prosthetic knees, a breakthrough allowing patients to walk with the prosthetic device in...North Carolina State niversity From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2019
Out past Neptune, something weird is happening to the orbits of a bunch of space rocks circling the sun. Something, scientists believed, that could only be described...CNET From ACM News | January 22, 2019
A quantum key distribution fiber-optic cable running through the Holland Tunnel harnesses the power of quantum mechanics to protect critical banking data.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2019
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has released preliminary rules to allow small drones to fly routinely over crowds of people at night.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 22, 2019
Algorithms are increasingly being used to make ethical decisions. Perhaps the best example of this is a high-tech take on the ethical dilemma known as the trolley...Technology Review From ACM News | January 18, 2019
Last April, Amina Helmi felt goose bumps while driving to work in the northern Netherlands. It had nothing to do with the weather—it was pure anticipation. Just...Nature From ACM News | January 18, 2019
Groups of hackers are stealing millions of dollars through cryptojacking, which works by illicitly harnessing the computing power of thousands to mine cryptocurrency...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2019
University of Texas at Austin researchers used the Texas Advanced Computing Center's Wrangler supercomputer to examine gene activity across the genomes of 10 species...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2019
On October 19, 2017, astronomers at the University of Hawaii spotted a strange object travelling through our solar system, which they later described as "a red...The New Yorker From ACM Opinion | January 16, 2019