ACM A.M. Turing Award recipients, Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan, overcame industry indifference to found Pixar and put their computer graphics expertise to work.
...Neil Savage From Communications of the ACM | June 1, 2020
Two studies evaluated a robot comedian's performance at comedy clubs to gather data to enable more effective robot-human interplay through humor.
Oregon State University News From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2020
The White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board has called on the U.S. government and private industry to collaboratively build a technological infrastructure...Reuters From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2020
Many reopening businesses will ask workers to take coronavirus tests, report symptoms, don masks, wear dongles, and work under the gaze of new sensors and cameras...MIT Technology Review From ACM News | May 22, 2020
The learning platform edX has seen its enrollments increase tenfold while its computer science offerings increase ninefold over the past few months, fueled by the...Forbes From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2020
An international team of researchers found 335 new gravitational lensing candidates in the data collected for a U.S. Department of Energy-supported telescope project...Berkeley Lab News Center From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2020