Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
From ACM NewsArnout Jaspers Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 21, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Garry Kasparov and DeepMind's CEO Demis Hassabis discuss Kasparov's new book "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins," his chess... From ACM News | November 18, 2019
Computer scientists are using the artificial intelligence techniques of automated planning and reinforcement learning to train a robot to find an object in a cluttered...University of Leeds (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Artificial intelligence researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have created a system that detects when someone is eating and calculates their carbohydrate...Stevens Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
A new artificial intelligence tool scans millions of publicly available photos to effectively identify fashion trends around the world, as well as traditions and...Cornell Chronicle (NY) From ACM TechNews | November 7, 2019
Researchers have developed a teleoperation system that allows a two-legged robot to "borrow" a human operator's physical skills to move with greater agility.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Researchers in two U.S. Department of Defense units collaborated with a health IT company to develop a predictive algorithm that determines if a service member...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to handle a steadily increasing number of patent applications, including an...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
Researchers have developed a handheld robot that predicts a user's plans, then frustrates the user by rebelling against those plans, demonstrating an understanding...University of Bristol News From ACM TechNews | October 29, 2019