After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal...The New York Times From ACM News | August 16, 2018
A multi-institution team of computer scientists has clarified the first general-purpose method of solving nearest neighbor question for complex data.
Quanta Magazine From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2018
Nvidia says it has "reinvented computer graphics" with its Turing graphics-processing unit architecture, which will serve as the platform for a new GPU family that...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2018
IBM's Watson system is falling short of some expectations for its outcomes in the fight against cancer, with many users citing inaccuracy, susceptibility to error... From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have succeeded in adjusting the electronic properties of graphene nanoribbons by varying their...Empa From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
Carnegie Mellon University From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
The Georgia Institute of Technology will offer an online cybersecurity master's degree that will cost students less than $10,000, in collaboration with edX.
Georgia Tech News Center From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers at the Technical University of Cartagena in Spain deployed five autonomous underwater vehicles to locate and track oil spills below the surface of the...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
When the cybersecurity industry warns about the nightmare of hackers causing blackouts, the scenario they describe typically entails an elite team of hackers ...Wired From ACM News | August 14, 2018
When you're browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch—or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are.
The New York Times From ACM News | August 14, 2018