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From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Researchers have developed a highly efficient photogrammetric method that can turn aerial imagery into accurate three-dimensional (3D) surface maps in near-real...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Several U.S. state and local governments are signing an international pledge aimed at making cyberspace safer, even though the Trump administration will not endorse...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 22, 2019
Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and Princeton University have developed a swarm of autonomous, rolling robots that can identify the source...Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Exploring the unintended consequences of human-algorithmic partnerships, researchers analyzed algorithms intended to reduce Virginia prison populations by assigning...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
The National Football League is starting to use tracking technology that can distinguish exact distances and measure the value of a single inch, which could dramatically...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
The latest Top500 supercomputer ratings found the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Summit system topping the list with a High-Performance Linpack benchmark of 148...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Scientists have developed a test to verify that a quantum computer is providing correct answers to questions outside the scope of traditional computing.
University of Warwick From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Researchers at the Shenyang Institute of Automation in China have developed a prototype autonomous hexacopter drone that can inspect glass skyscrapers more quickly...New Atlas From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2019