In the next two weeks, Russia is planning to attempt something no other country has tried before. It's going to test whether it can disconnect from the rest of...Technology Review From ACM News | March 22, 2019
A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 18, 2019
Call it the Great Convergence of Creepiness. The first bit, the uncanny valley, we're all familiar with by now: If a humanoid robot looks super realistic, but not...Wired From ACM Opinion | March 18, 2019
Imagine a world where you can find out exactly what lies under your feet, get advanced warning of volcanic eruptions, look around corners or into rooms, and detect...BBC News From ACM News | March 12, 2019
As technology becomes increasingly pervasive in American life, universities across the United States have been devising ways to teach students how to grapple with...The New York Time From ACM News | March 11, 2019
A prosecutor in Arizona has decided not to press charges against Uber in the March 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg. One of Uber's self-driving cars crashed into Herzberg...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 6, 2019
NASA's Mars InSight lander has a probe designed to dig up to 16 feet (5 meters) below the surface and measure heat coming from inside the planet.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | March 5, 2019
The hunt is on for materials that have exotic properties, to enhance quantum computers, touch screens and electronic displays, and to double the efficiency of solar...Nature From ACM Opinion | March 1, 2019
Usually, I reflexively delete press releases. This one was no different, but as the message vanished, the subject line registered—"IonQ… quantum computing."
Ars Technica From ACM News | February 27, 2019
Scientists have reproduced in the lab how the ingredients for life could have formed deep in the ocean 4 billion years ago. The results of the new study offer clues...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 26, 2019