Internet retailer Alibaba and Chinese agriculture technology platform Pinduoduo are working on government initiatives to stave off a looming food crisis in China...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | February 22, 2021
Edmund Melson Clarke, Jr., a celebrated American academic who developed methods for mathematically proving the correctness of computer systems, died on December...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2021
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers developed robots that mimic blackworms blobs and could pave the way for the creation of swarm robots that function as...Interesting Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2021
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Northwestern University have devised a novel type of quantum error correction where errors are spontaneously...University of Massachusetts Amherst From ACM News | February 19, 2021
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have created a four-legged soft robot that doesn't need any electronics to work. The robot only needs a constant...University of California San Diego From ACM News | February 18, 2021
Researchers at the Allen Institute for AI demonstrated that artificial intelligence agents learned the concept of object permanence — that objects hidden from view...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2021
Materials science simulations conducted by a multi-institutional research team on a quantum computer generated accurate results that can be confirmed with neutron...Oak Ridge National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2021
From pilotless jets engaging in dogfights to huge undersea vessels ferrying troops, the Pentagon is pushing to increase the U.S. military's use of automation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 16, 2021
Teams of researchers in the U.S. and Belgian have proposed a new kind of capacitorless dynamic random-access memory that could benefit AI applications.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2021
Researchers at Northwestern University have a developed a three-dimensional printing technique that uses a liquid photopolymer activated by light.
Northwestern McCormick School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2021
Drone delivery service Zipline has partnered with "a leading manufacturer of Covid-19 vaccines" to start dispatching doses to global partner sites as soon as April...The Hill From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2021