Some employers are building virtual reproductions of their offices as online simulations for workers in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 1, 2020
Supercomputer models determined that competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens was likely responsible for the former's extinction in Eurasia.
Institute for Basic Science (South Korea) From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2020
An international team of engineers and researchers created a framework to assess and document the clinical usefulness of wearable computing devices.
Duke University Pratt School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | May 28, 2020
Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya discovered a previously unknown Distributed Denial of Service exploit.
The Jerusalem Post From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2020
New software allows medical staff to obtain a patient’s hemoglobin count in real time by capturing an image of the patient's inner eyelid with a smartphone.
Purdue University News From ACM TechNews | May 27, 2020
Two studies evaluated a robot comedian's performance at comedy clubs to gather data to enable more effective robot-human interplay through humor.
Oregon State University News From ACM TechNews | May 22, 2020
The Legacy at Town Square senior living facility in Amarillo, TX, recently accelerated contact tracing by having staffers and residents wear high-tech wristbands...Reuters From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2020
A new embedded discrepancy operator could help scientists deliver more accurate predictions of how diseases such as COVID-19 spread through populations around the...University of Colorado Boulder From ACM TechNews | May 19, 2020
Researchers have created strong coupling between quantum systems using a laser loop, enabling nearly lossless exchange of information and strong interaction between...University of Basel From ACM TechNews | May 19, 2020