The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 1, 2023
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Samuel F. Dabney, an electrical engineer who laid the groundwork for the modern video game industry as a co-founder of Atari and helped create the hit console game...The New York Times From ACM Careers | June 6, 2018
Using an artificial intelligence technique, researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz discovered a way to create new levels of Super Mario Bros by...Fast Company From ACM TechNews | May 29, 2018
University of California, Irvine researchers analyzed the properties of more than 500,000 songs released over three decades to extract the most popular ones.
Los Angeles Times From ACM TechNews | May 21, 2018
Researchers at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy have found it is possible to have a deep learning algorithm create compelling new game levels in Doom...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2018
At a conference in Silicon Valley this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, vowed that his company would "keep building" despite a swirl of questions...The New York Times From ACM News | May 7, 2018
Past the end of a remote mountain road, down a rutted dirt track, in a concrete house that lacked running water but bristled with smartphones, 13 members of an...The New York Times From ACM News | April 27, 2018
Researchers taught a machine to "hallucinate" its idea of the video game "Doom," then got a virtual agent to play its own dream version of the game so it could...Motherboard From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2018
Google's Project Magenta researchers have developed a machine to serve as an instrument that acts as a physical interface for the NSynth algorithm, which uses a...Tech Xplore From ACM TechNews | March 20, 2018
A new algorithm plays Atari games and advances within them either by baiting an enemy to kill itself, or by exploiting bugs that allow the algorithm to cheat.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2018
In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to...The Guardian From ACM News | March 5, 2018
Scientists are simulating biological organisms and replicating evolution in the lab. How far can they expand the boundaries of virtual life?
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2018
Ten years ago, a chunk of animated cheese in Pixar's "Ratatouille" captured the imagination of cell biologist Janet Iwasa. So much so that it changed the way she...CNET From ACM Careers | January 29, 2018