Digital artworks known as nonfungible tokens are selling for massive sums, but research indicates their creation may carry an enormous environmental cost.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 15, 2021
China's working-age population has dropped by more than 5 million in the last decade, and factories are responding to the resulting labor shortage with automation...CNBC From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2021
Popup Covid-19 vaccination megasites are using digital enterprise technology to accommodate surging numbers of inoculations as more Americans qualify to be immunized...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
The U.S. Defense Department agency has been sponsoring underground circuit competitions for robotic hardware systems for the last three years.
R. Colin Johnson Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | March 18, 2021
The White House has advised computer network operators to further efforts to determine whether their systems were targeted by an attack on Microsoft's Outlook email...Reuters From ACM TechNews | March 8, 2021
An international team of researchers used computer algorithms and x-ray scanning to read a tightly folded letter sealed since 1697, without actually opening it....The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 3, 2021