Experts say quantum computing could upend data security encryption systems, which rely on factoring large prime numbers—a task easily scalable with the power provided...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and Princeton University have developed a swarm of autonomous, rolling robots that can identify the source...Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Scientists have developed a test to verify that a quantum computer is providing correct answers to questions outside the scope of traditional computing.
University of Warwick From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
Researchers at the Shenyang Institute of Automation in China have developed a prototype autonomous hexacopter drone that can inspect glass skyscrapers more quickly...New Atlas From ACM TechNews | November 19, 2019
Researchers have developed a method of three-dimensionally printing a bionic hand that incorporates muscle sensors to control an articulated thumb, enabling it...University of Warwick (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 18, 2019
A new device combines radar technology with artificial intelligence to detect unattended children or animals left in vehicles when the driver leaves with 100% accuracy...University of Waterloo News (CA) From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2019
A new mandatory national registration scheme calls for drone users in the U.K. to pass an online test and pay a £9 annual fee, or face a £1,000 fine.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Computer scientists are using the artificial intelligence techniques of automated planning and reinforcement learning to train a robot to find an object in a cluttered...University of Leeds (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2019
Researchers in South Korea have developed a biometric system that uses a transducer to generate vibrations and sound waves that can be used to identify individuals...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019
The U.S. Defense Innovation Board has published a set of ethical principles for how military agencies should design weapons enabled by artificial intelligence and...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 11, 2019