Researchers designed an algorithm to help a robot efficiently dress a human, theoretically ensuring human safety by reasoning about the human model's uncertainty...Engadget From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Chinese researchers have demonstrated the world's most powerful quantum computer, displacing Google's Sycamore processor as the holder of quantum supremacy.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
A lack of demand prompted Japan's SoftBank Robotics Group to cease manufacturing the Pepper humanoid robot in August 2020, the company said this week.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 8, 2021
Computer scientists at the University of Bath in the U.K. found that conductive seams in clothing, when accurately positioned, can be used to identify subtle movements...University of Bath (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | July 7, 2021
The public sector is increasingly interested in quantum computing as both a source of high-paying jobs and a technology vital to corporate strategic interests.
...WRAL TechWire From ACM News | July 8, 2021
A $150 million chip-making tool from a Dutch company has become a lever in the U.S.-Chinese struggle. It also shows how entrenched the global supply chain is.
The New York Times From ACM News | July 6, 2021
Artificial intelligence is taking over "edge" devices, including smartphones, home appliances, industrial sensors and actuators, and other devices with a microchip...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 1, 2021
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021
A new tactile sensing carpet assembled from pressure-sensitive film and conductive thread is able to calculate human poses without cameras.
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory From ACM TechNews | June 28, 2021