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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.
Until now, the neuroscience programs at DARPA, the mad science wing of the Department of Defense, have focused on technologies for warfighters who have returned...IEEE Spectrum From ACM News | September 13, 2018
Judea Pearl is a computer scientist and philosopher, best known for championing the probabilistic approach to artificial intelligence and the development of Bayesian...3:AM Magazine From ACM News | September 12, 2018
Tesla has taken plenty of innovative steps to protect the driving systems of its kitted-out cars against digital attacks. It's hired top-notch security engineers...Wired From ACM News | September 11, 2018
Researchers at the National University of Defense Technology in China have built a photonic quantum processor, which generates and manipulates two photonically...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | September 10, 2018
The Pentagon's high-tech research agency laid the groundwork for the Internet, stealth aircraft and self-driving cars. Now, it's going big on artificial intelligence...CNN From ACM News | September 7, 2018
In 2012, artificial intelligence researchers revealed a big improvement in computers' ability to recognize images by feeding a neural network millions of labeled...Wired From ACM News | September 7, 2018
After snagging a new rock sample on Aug. 9, NASA's Curiosity rover surveyed its surroundings on Mars, producing a 360-degree panorama of its current location on...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | September 7, 2018
A planet-encircling dust storm on Mars, which was first detected May 30 and halted operations for the Opportunity rover, continues to abate.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | September 6, 2018
There comes a moment in every physicist's life when they think the unthinkable: I wish I were an engineer. I suspect this thought crossed the minds of the 14-odd...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 5, 2018
While vacationing on the coast of Spain in 2012, the computer vision scientist Antonio Torralba noticed stray shadows on the wall of his hotel room that didn't...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | September 4, 2018
President Trump thinks Google's search engine is "rigged." By featuring more mainstream news outlets and relatively fewer conservative sites in the results he sees...The Washington Post From ACM News | August 30, 2018