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.
Human Rights Watch warns a flawed algorithm for calculating monthly social security benefits in Britain is causing hunger, debt, and psychological distress.
The Next Web From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
Researchers developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that is almost as accurate as a physician in diagnosing Covid-19 in the lungs and distinguishing Covid...University of Central Florida From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2020
Researchers are working on an open source project to determine and predict the orbits of anthropogenic space objects (ASOs)—man-made space debris—in order to avoid...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
A hacker who locked computer servers in Las Vegas' Clark County School District with ransomware released documents with stolen private data after officials refused...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
Women technologists account for 28.8% of the technology workforce this year, up from 25.9% in 2018 and 26.2% in 2019, according to AnitaB.org's 10th annual "Top...CNBC From ACM TechNews | October 2, 2020
A sweeping report from Baker Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences urges significant policy and funding action to ensure the United States does...Rice University From ACM Careers | October 2, 2020
Despite the Pentagon's talk of embracing quantum computing and artificial intelligence, the politics of killing off old weapons systems is so forbidding that the...The New York Times From ACM News | October 1, 2020
Microsoft warns a high-impact vulnerability that allows hackers to instantly take control of Windows' Active Directory is being actively exploited by malicious...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
A new algorithm trains an adversarial bot to automatically identify and exploit the weaknesses of master game bots trained by deep reinforcement learning algorithms...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
New computer models demonstrate how massive clumps of interstellar gas scatter some stars from their orbits and create galaxy disks with bright centers that fade...Iowa State University News Service From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Julie Shah and her team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology build robots that can learn from demonstration, understand humans, and truly collaborate.
Bennie Mols Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | October 1, 2020